publishing, ecology
Prescription Drug Pollutants
Cristina Luiggi | Nov 7, 2011
Are pharmaceuticals in the environment affecting human health?
Ladybug Zombies
Cristina Luiggi | Oct 31, 2011
Wasps inject their larvae into ladybug abdomens, where they feast on the bugs’ insides.
Deadly Bat Fungus Nailed Down
Bob Grant | Oct 26, 2011
Scientists have made a definitive link between a recently-discovered fungus and a lethal disease wiping out bat populations in eastern North America.
Orangutans Have Culture
Bob Grant | Oct 25, 2011
A study shows that different populations of the Southeast Asian ape display and transmit specific behaviors through generations in a way similar to human cultures.
We're Back
Bob Grant | Oct 17, 2011
The Scientist is back in business and will continue to bring you the latest news and greatest developments in the life sciences.
Climate-Shaped Arabidopsis Genome
Kerry Grens | Oct 6, 2011
Two genome-wide studies, backed up by field experiments, identify SNPs that correlate with Arabidopsis fitness in various climates.
New Journal Ratings Questioned
Bob Grant | Oct 5, 2011
A new system of ranking scientific journals irks some metrics experts.
Newly Discovered Species
Newly Discovered Species
N/A | Oct 1, 2011
Life on Earth is mind-bogglingly diverse with estimates of the number of existing species in the tens of millions. Over the last 4 billion years, many species have gone extinct; and because of the actions of humans, many existing species are now endangered.
Early Warning Signs
Richard P. Grant | Oct 1, 2011
Editor’s choice in Ecology
Evolution, Tout de Suite
Richard P. Grant | Oct 1, 2011
Epigenetic perturbations could jump-start heritable variation.