publishing, ecology
DNA to Nab Illegal Fishers
Cristina Luiggi | May 24, 2012
A new SNP assay can determine the geographical origin of commonly overexploited fish species.
Obama to Weigh Open Access
Edyta Zielinska | May 24, 2012
A petition asking for online, readable publication of all government-funded research is making its way to the White House.
Wet Weather Stymies Insects
Edyta Zielinska | May 21, 2012
The rainiest April in 100 years is keeping many insects from flourishing in the United Kingdom.
How Prawns Lure Prey
Sabrina Richards | May 15, 2012
Orange-loving Trinidad guppies are curiously attracted to orange spots on prawn pincers, which may make it easier for the predators to snatch them up.
Behavior Brief
Megan Scudellari | May 15, 2012
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Can Fish Eco-Labeling be Trusted?
Jef Akst and Edyta Zielinska | May 14, 2012
Programs that provide sustainable certification for fisheries may be too generous with their accreditation.
Ocean Plastic Aid Insects
Cristina Luiggi | May 10, 2012
Floating pools of plastic debris in the Pacific offer more surfaces for marine insects to lay eggs.
Opinion: Missing Methods
Irwin H. Gelman | May 3, 2012
A lack of methodological detail in the published literature threatens the foundation of scientific discourse.
UK Going Open Access
Bob Grant | May 3, 2012
The United Kingdom government hatches a plan to provide free public access to government-funded research.
It’s Raining Mice
It’s Raining Mice
Sabrina Richards | May 1, 2012
A new brown tree snake control strategy takes to the skies as scientists scatter toxic rodents over Guam’s forest canopy.