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Biologists Will Be Listening to the Eclipse
Kerry Grens | Aug 18, 2017
At 100 sites around North America, field recorders are set to record natures’ response to the blotting out of the sun on Monday.
A Grisly Stork Buffet
Staff | Aug 15, 2017
Marabou storks on Kenya’s Mara River feast on the carcasses of migrating wildebeest that failed to make it across the waterway.
From Mass Death, Life
Steve Graff | Aug 15, 2017
When thousands of animals die during mass migrations, ecosystems accommodate the corpses and new cycles are set in motion.
Researchers Petition to Bring Back Grant Caps
Bob Grant | Aug 9, 2017
Nearly 1,000 signatories are asking the National Institutes of Health to reinstitute the Grant Support Index proposal.
Ecotourism: Biological Benefit or Bane?
Benjamin Geffroy, Daniel T. Blumstein, Eduardo Bessa, Diogo S.M. Samia | Aug 3, 2017
As nature-based tourism becomes more popular, considering the ecological effects of the practice becomes paramount.
Great Lakes Gray Wolf to Retain Endangered Status
Catherine Offord | Aug 2, 2017
A US Court of Appeals ruled that the Interior Department acted prematurely in removing the animals from the endangered species list.
Most of NFL Brain Trauma Research Donation to NIH to Go Unspent
Shawna Williams | Jul 28, 2017
The football league and the government agency part ways over how the money should be used.
Image of the Day: Itty Bitty Cell Sucker
Staff | Jul 21, 2017
With a diameter smaller than 100 nanometers, this nanopipette’s indiscernible tip is tiny enough to suck up minute contents of a single cell.
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 17, 2017
Jane Lubchenco has embraced many roles: marine ecologist, science communicator, federal agency administrator, and sustainable fishing advocate.
Demonstrating Discontent, May 21, 1990
Andrea Anderson | Jul 17, 2017
Activists demanded greater access to and involvement in clinical research for AIDS treatments—and their protests were heard.