Argentinian Field Site Devastated by Fire
Argentinian Field Site Devastated by Fire
Roughly half of the howler monkeys in the research preserve have died or remain unaccounted for. Scientists had been studying them for more than 30 years. 
Argentinian Field Site Devastated by Fire
Argentinian Field Site Devastated by Fire

Roughly half of the howler monkeys in the research preserve have died or remain unaccounted for. Scientists had been studying them for more than 30 years. 

Roughly half of the howler monkeys in the research preserve have died or remain unaccounted for. Scientists had been studying them for more than 30 years. 

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How (Not) to Do an Antibody Survey for SARS-CoV-2
How (Not) to Do an Antibody Survey for SARS-CoV-2
Catherine Offord | Apr 28, 2020
Preprints from the first round of seroprevalence studies indicate that many more people have been infected with the virus than previously reported. Some of these studies also have serious design flaws.
Climate Change Linked to Shrinking Bird Sizes: Study
Climate Change Linked to Shrinking Bird Sizes: Study
Emily Makowski | Dec 5, 2019
The animals have a smaller body mass, shorter legs, and longer wings than they did four decades ago.
Researchers Aim to Reestablish an Ancient Fish in an Ohio River
Researchers Aim to Reestablish an Ancient Fish in an Ohio River
Shawna Williams | Jan 1, 2019
The sturgeon restoration study’s outcome won’t be known for decades.
Long-Term Study Reveals Flip in Plant Responses to Carbon Dioxide
Long-Term Study Reveals Flip in Plant Responses to Carbon Dioxide
Catherine Offord | Apr 20, 2018
The 20-year project calls into question the conventional wisdom about the role plants will play in mitigating future climate change.
Feeling Around in the Dark
Feeling Around in the Dark
Catherine Offord | May 1, 2016
Scientists work to unlock the genetic secrets of a population of fruit flies kept in total darkness for more than six decades.
Similar Data, Different Conclusions
Similar Data, Different Conclusions
Ashley P. Taylor | Feb 23, 2016
By tweaking certain conditions of a long-running experiment on E. coli, scientists found that some bacteria could be prompted to express a mutant phenotype sooner, without the “generation of new genetic information.” The resulting debate—whether the data support evolutionary theory—is more about semantics than science.
Ever Evolving <em>E. coli</em>
Ever Evolving E. coli
Abby Olena | Nov 17, 2013
Scientists show that bacteria continue to become more fit, even over tens of thousands of generations.
Framingham Heart Study Gutted
Framingham Heart Study Gutted
Chris Palmer | Aug 26, 2013
The iconic Framingham Heart Study, the longest-running cardiovascular study in the country, has been hit with a $4 million budget cut.
The Long View
The Long View
Kerry Grens | Jul 1, 2013
In the era of Big Data, research projects that focus on phenomena that unfold across decades have distinct benefits—and some drawbacks.