male infertility, ecology
Bridges for UK Water Voles
Bridges for UK Water Voles
Dan Cossins | Mar 20, 2013
Newly constructed ramps will expand the habitat available to a colony of water voles in London, and similar ramps elsewhere could encourage isolated populations to mix. 
 
Native Frogs Beat Invasive Toads
Native Frogs Beat Invasive Toads
Dan Cossins | Mar 8, 2013
Native Australian frog tadpoles outcompete the tadpoles of the invasive cane toad, suggesting the native frogs could form part of a suburban control program.
Icy Algae in a Changing Arctic
Icy Algae in a Changing Arctic
Bob Grant | Feb 14, 2013
New research adds to an emerging picture of the changes that global warming and thinning ice are wreaking on the marine ecosystems at the top of the world.
Sampling the New Arctic
Sampling the New Arctic
Bob Grant | Feb 14, 2013
Scenes from a research trip, where researchers peered beneath the ice to shine a light on the emerging picture of a changing Arctic Ocean
Diversity Defeats Disease
Diversity Defeats Disease
Ruth Williams | Feb 13, 2013
In a pond, more amphibian species mean decreased chances of disease spread.
Oil Additive Harming Seabirds
Oil Additive Harming Seabirds
Dan Cossins | Feb 8, 2013
Scientists have identified the sticky substance that is damaging the feathers of hundreds seabirds washed ashore in England as an additive for lubricant oils.
 
Opinion: Paradoxical Amphibians
Opinion: Paradoxical Amphibians
David B. Wake | Feb 7, 2013
New amphibian species are being discovered at an exciting rate, yet they are also the vertebrates most at risk of extinction.
Frogcicle
Frogcicle
Megan Scudellari | Feb 1, 2013
Watch as the astounding wood frog uses cellular cryopreservation tricks to freeze, thaw, and live to croak about it.
Photonic Colored Creatures
Photonic Colored Creatures
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 1, 2013
Animals and plants come in a dizzying array of colors. Current research is cracking into the remarkable structures behind nature's artistic display.
Color from Structure
Color from Structure
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 1, 2013
Researchers are working to understand how often-colorless biological nanostructures give rise to some of the most spectacular technicolor displays in nature.