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Virus May Explain “Melting” Sea Stars
Molly Sharlach | Nov 19, 2014
Researchers discover a densovirus that is associated with sea star wasting disease.
Hairy Situation for Wolves
Molly Sharlach | Nov 16, 2014
Researchers find high stress hormone levels in the hair of hunted wolves in Northern Canada.
Butterfly Eyespots Deflect Predation
Bob Grant | Nov 12, 2014
Researchers show that patterned coloration can be an effective means of distracting predators from vital body parts.
Lab Shakers: Usage and Trends
The Scientist Marketing Team | Oct 22, 2014
A survey of
readers identifies product trends and developments in laboratory shakers.
Virus Decimating Spanish Amphibians
Bob Grant | Oct 20, 2014
Several toad, newt, and salamander populations are being hit hard by an emerging pathogen in a pristine national park in Spain.
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Oct 1, 2014
Meet some of the people featured in the October 2014 issue of
Life Science Reagents and Kits: Usage and Trends
The Scientist Marketing Team | Oct 1, 2014
A survey of
readers identifies product trends and developments in life science reagents and kits.
2014 Top 10 Innovations: Last Chance to Submit
Bob Grant | Sep 15, 2014
’s annual search for the best and brightest life science innovations is drawing to a close. Submit your new product or methodology today for a chance to win!
Bird Diversity Drops From Forests to Farms
Ruth Williams | Sep 11, 2014
Farms support less phylogenetically diverse bird populations than forests, but some farms are better than others.
Yao-Hua Law | Sep 1, 2014
Researchers whose work requires that they draw blood from wild animals are finding unlikely collaborators in biting insects.