invertebrates
Anxious Crayfish
Anxious Crayfish
Kerry Grens | Jun 16, 2014
A crustacean appears anxious after a stressful experience, but a drug can fix it, according to a new study.
Sequencing the Tree of Life
Sequencing the Tree of Life
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 24, 2014
Charting the progress of the various large-scale genome-sequencing projects as researchers working separately on their chosen species begin to pool analytical resources
Tidal Clocks
Tidal Clocks
Kate Yandell | Sep 27, 2013
Some marine organisms have internal rhythms that cycle with the tides and are independent of circadian rhythms.
Pesticides Decimate Biodiversity
Pesticides Decimate Biodiversity
Chris Palmer | Jun 19, 2013
Agricultural pesticides, even when used at levels considered safe, can cause devastating losses of invertebrate species.
DayGlo Science
Laura Geggel | Jul 20, 2012
Biologist David Gruber studies radiant creatures and their fluorescent proteins.
Behavior Brief
Rachel Nuwer | Sep 21, 2011
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research