ROHAN CLARKE
Drones Are Changing the Face of Ecology
Drones Are Changing the Face of Ecology
Unmanned aerial vehicles allow researchers to collect huge volumes of biological data cheaply, easily, and at higher resolution than ever before.
Drones Are Changing the Face of Ecology
Drones Are Changing the Face of Ecology

Unmanned aerial vehicles allow researchers to collect huge volumes of biological data cheaply, easily, and at higher resolution than ever before.

Unmanned aerial vehicles allow researchers to collect huge volumes of biological data cheaply, easily, and at higher resolution than ever before.

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Ocean Sunfish Could Offer Clues to the “Rise of Slime”
Ocean Sunfish Could Offer Clues to the “Rise of Slime”
Ashley Yeager | Apr 1, 2018
A controversial hypothesis suggests that jellyfish may one day rule the oceans, and Mola mola may tell us if we are approaching a tipping point.
Trump Administration Plans to Eliminate USGS’s Biological Survey Unit
Trump Administration Plans to Eliminate USGS’s Biological Survey Unit
Diana Kwon | Feb 26, 2018
The agency is also poised to end a 50-year effort to restore endangered whooping crane populations.
More Details on How Pesticides Harm Bees
More Details on How Pesticides Harm Bees
Diana Kwon | May 2, 2017
Scientists report that thiamethoxam exposure impairs bumblebees’ reproduction and honey bees’ ability to fly.
Lions Declining in Africa
Lions Declining in Africa
Karen Zusi | Oct 29, 2015
A predictive population model suggests that lion populations in West, Central, and East Africa are likely to be halved in the next 20 years.
Genetic Atlas
Genetic Atlas
Abby Olena | Feb 17, 2014
Researchers trace the mixing of human populations using DNA.
Animal-tronic
Animal-tronic
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2013
Meet a few robots that pose as flesh-and-blood critters to advance science.
Send in the Bots
Send in the Bots
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2013
Animal robots have become a unique tool for studying the behavior of their flesh-and-blood counterparts.
Boys May Shorten a Mother’s Life
Boys May Shorten a Mother’s Life
Edyta Zielinska | Feb 28, 2013
Women living in the 17th to 19th centuries had a slightly lower life expectancy if they gave birth to multiple sons, rather than to daughters.
Rare Alleles Rise with Population
Megan Scudellari | May 11, 2012
As the human population expands, the number of rare genetic variants has dramatically increased.