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How Plant-Soil Feedback Affects Ecological Diversity
Ashley P. Taylor | Jan 13, 2017
Researchers examine how underground microbes and nutrients affect plant populations.
First Bumblebee Species Declared Endangered in U.S.
Kerry Grens | Jan 11, 2017
The federal government concludes the rusty patched bumblebee is nearing extinction.
Image of the Day: Saltwater Survivors
Staff | Jan 9, 2017
When road deicing salt enters freshwater ecosystems, prey species such as
can rapidly evolve tolerance to the contaminant, buffering their local food webs from the impacts of salination.
Caribbean Anoles Function as Model Organisms for Evolutionary Dynamics
Amber Dance | Jan 1, 2017
The small lizards adapted to unique niches among dozens of isles.
Reconstructing the Effects of the Fur Trade in the Brazilian Amazon
Catherine Offord | Jan 1, 2017
Researchers use a century of trade records to uncover differences in the resilience of terrestrial and aquatic species.
Staff | Dec 31, 2016
See images from a century of fur trapping and hunting in the Amazon basin.
Cheetah Range Drops 90 Percent
Kerry Grens | Dec 27, 2016
Estimating only 7,100 individuals remaining, researchers urge a reclassification of the species from vulnerable to endangered.
Elephant Footprints Create Habitat for Tiny Aquatic Creatures
Catherine Offord | Dec 1, 2016
Researchers discover diverse communities of invertebrates inhabiting the water-filled tracks of elephants in Uganda.
Immune System Maintains Brain Health
Amanda B. Keener | Nov 1, 2016
Once thought only to attack neurons, immune cells turn out to be vital for central nervous system function.
From Body to Brain
Staff | Oct 31, 2016
Researcher Michal Schwartz discusses the promise of neuroimmunology to treat neurological disease.