mimicry
Image of the Day: Moth Resurrection
Image of the Day: Moth Resurrection
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Dec 18, 2017
Entomologists have rediscovered a species of moth that was considered lost for 130 years. 
Image of the Day: Not a Leaf
Image of the Day: Not a Leaf
The Scientist Staff | Jul 26, 2017
With brown splotches artfully strewn against its bright yellow coloring, the striking imperial moth (Eacles imperialis) appears more leaf than Lepidoptera.
To Attract Pollinators, Flower Mimics Wounded Bee
To Attract Pollinators, Flower Mimics Wounded Bee
Ben Andrew Henry | Oct 7, 2016
Umbrella flowers lure in flies by mimicking the alarm signals produced by the flies’ preferred prey.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | May 1, 2016
Sorting the Beef from the Bull, Cheats and Deceits, A Sea of Glass, and Following the Wild Bees
Snake Imitators Persist
Snake Imitators Persist
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 12, 2014
A harmless snake in the Carolina Sandhills has been mimicking a poisonous species for decades, and has become a better imitator since the latter went extinct.
Supergene Discovered in Lookalike Butterflies
Supergene Discovered in Lookalike Butterflies
Ed Yong | Mar 5, 2014
A butterfly’s varied disguises are controlled by variants of a single gene, partially confirming—and refuting—a decades-old hypothesis.
Flu Fights Dirty
Hayley Dunning | Sep 1, 2012
Mimicking a host-cell histone protein offers flu a sneaky tactic to suppress immune response.
Genome Digest
Cristina Luiggi | May 22, 2012
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Behavior Brief
Hannah Waters | Jan 31, 2012
A roundup of recent studies in behavior research