paleolithic, ecology
Climate Conflict of Interest?
Megan Scudellari | Feb 24, 2012
Greenpeace flags researchers' payments from a climate change skeptic organization.
Behavior Brief
Megan Scudellari | Feb 21, 2012
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Boozing for Better Health
Megan Scudellari | Feb 16, 2012
Fruit flies consume alcohol to kill off parasites.
Fukushima Birds Affected
Sabrina Richards | Feb 9, 2012
Radiation in Fukushima Prefecture is reducing bird populations less than 1 year since the nuclear disaster.
Satellites Spy on Fish Farms
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 8, 2012
Scientists use Google Earth to fact check official reports of fish farming in the Mediterranean.
Genghis Jon
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 1, 2012
By helping Mongolians cultivate an understanding of their native insect fauna, scientists hope to protect the country's unique yet fragile ecosystems.
The View From Above
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 1, 2012
Satellite imagery is giving biologists a whole new perspective on the phenomena they study.
Swarming Mongolia
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 1, 2012
For the past decade and a half, a crew of about 20 entomologists, water ecologists, and other specialists converges on the shorelines of Mongolia’s lakes, rivers, and streams, just when swarms of aquatic insects do the same.
Casting a Wide Eye
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 1, 2012
Scientists study a variety of large-scale biological phenomena from the vantage point of space.
Dengue-resistance Spreads in Mosquitoes
Edyta Zielinska | Jan 11, 2012
Researchers engineer a bacterium that can arm the majority of the insect population with dengue resistance, and stop the virus’s spread to humans.