A vole in a green grass field.
Voles Trim Tall Grass to Prevent Attacks
Mongolian rodents join the ranks of earthworms and beavers as known ecosystem engineers.
Voles Trim Tall Grass to Prevent Attacks
Voles Trim Tall Grass to Prevent Attacks

Mongolian rodents join the ranks of earthworms and beavers as known ecosystem engineers.

Mongolian rodents join the ranks of earthworms and beavers as known ecosystem engineers.

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Bubonic Plague Cases Are No Cause for Panic
Chris Baraniuk | Jul 17, 2020
Reports of the infection—including one death this month—recently shook up social media. But, unlike COVID-19, plague is a disease that countries have more or less got under control.
Image of the Day: Melting Ice
Emily Makowski | Nov 21, 2019
Warming temperatures threaten reindeer herding and the preservation of cultural artifacts in Mongolia.
Ancient Teeth Tell the History of Equine Dentistry
Sukanya Charuchandra | Oct 1, 2018
Researchers studied 3,000-year-old skeletal remains from Mongolia to understand the origins of veterinary dental practices.
Mongolian Dinosaurs and the Poaching Problem
David Moscato | Sep 8, 2017
High-profile cases of poached fossils shine a light on the black market for paleontological specimens—and how scientists and governments are trying to stop it.