paleolithic, ecology
Pesticide Problems for Bees
Pesticide Problems for Bees
Sabrina Richards | Mar 30, 2012
Bees exposed to neonicotinoids, a widely-used class of pesticide, navigate poorly and produce fewer queens, suggesting a role for neonicotinoids in colony collapse.
More Maternal Effort Means More Robust Offspring
Sabrina Richards | Mar 28, 2012
House wrens forced to invest extra resources in their offspring produced bigger sons and daughters with stronger immune systems.
Behavior Brief
Megan Scudellari | Mar 21, 2012
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
BeetleCam, Take Two
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 15, 2012
The BeetleCam is back! And this time, it’s lion proof. 
Lions Up Close
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 15, 2012
An armored, remote controlled contraption fitted with a camera snaps dangerously close pictures of lions in Masai Mara.
Ozone Defender Dies
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 13, 2012
Nobel Laureate Sherwood Rowland, who first demonstrated that the ozone layer could be destroyed by chemical pollutants, passes away at age 84.
The Sweet Sounds of Spider Silk
Megan Scudellari | Mar 7, 2012
A researcher spins spider silk into violin strings.
Antarctic Invasion
Megan Scudellari | Mar 5, 2012
Invasive species threaten the most pristine place on Earth.
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the March 2012 issue of The Scientist.
One Year On
Nick Beresford and Jordi Vives i Batlle | Mar 1, 2012
Some thoughts about the ecological fallout from Fukushima