products, ecology
Ladybird Bioterrorists
Ladybird Bioterrorists
Ruth Williams | May 16, 2013
The Asian harlequin ladybird carries a biological weapon to wipe out competing species.
Plants Communicate with Help of Fungi
Plants Communicate with Help of Fungi
Dan Cossins | May 14, 2013
Symbiotic fungi on the roots of bean plants can act as an underground signaling network, transmitting early warnings of impending aphid attacks.
 
Arctic Foxes Suffer from Seafood Diet
Arctic Foxes Suffer from Seafood Diet
Dan Cossins | May 9, 2013
The decline of a population of Arctic foxes isolated on a small Russian island may be due to mercury pollution from their diet of seabirds and seals.
Can CO2 Help Grow Rainforests?
Can CO2 Help Grow Rainforests?
Edyta Zielinska | Apr 24, 2013
Researchers in the Amazon are measuring how much carbon dioxide fertilizes the rainforest.
Mysterious Sea Lion Stranding Continues
Mysterious Sea Lion Stranding Continues
Bob Grant | Apr 8, 2013
Scientists are stumped as to why hundreds of starved pups have been washing up on the California shore.
Bridges for UK Water Voles
Bridges for UK Water Voles
Dan Cossins | Mar 20, 2013
Newly constructed ramps will expand the habitat available to a colony of water voles in London, and similar ramps elsewhere could encourage isolated populations to mix. 
 
Native Frogs Beat Invasive Toads
Native Frogs Beat Invasive Toads
Dan Cossins | Mar 8, 2013
Native Australian frog tadpoles outcompete the tadpoles of the invasive cane toad, suggesting the native frogs could form part of a suburban control program.
Sampling the New Arctic
Sampling the New Arctic
Bob Grant | Feb 14, 2013
Scenes from a research trip, where researchers peered beneath the ice to shine a light on the emerging picture of a changing Arctic Ocean
Icy Algae in a Changing Arctic
Icy Algae in a Changing Arctic
Bob Grant | Feb 14, 2013
New research adds to an emerging picture of the changes that global warming and thinning ice are wreaking on the marine ecosystems at the top of the world.
Diversity Defeats Disease
Diversity Defeats Disease
Ruth Williams | Feb 13, 2013
In a pond, more amphibian species mean decreased chances of disease spread.