Diving Beetle Adults and Larvae Dismember, Eat Tadpoles: Study
Diving Beetle Adults and Larvae Dismember, Eat Tadpoles: Study
The invertebrate predators prey on and lay their eggs near emerging tadpoles, potentially threatening the conservation of endangered frogs, researchers find.
Diving Beetle Adults and Larvae Dismember, Eat Tadpoles: Study
Diving Beetle Adults and Larvae Dismember, Eat Tadpoles: Study

The invertebrate predators prey on and lay their eggs near emerging tadpoles, potentially threatening the conservation of endangered frogs, researchers find.

The invertebrate predators prey on and lay their eggs near emerging tadpoles, potentially threatening the conservation of endangered frogs, researchers find.

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African Killifish Are the Fastest-Maturing Vertebrates
African Killifish Are the Fastest-Maturing Vertebrates
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 6, 2018

A new study finds the fish begin reproducing at two weeks of age.

Image of the Day: Four Eyes
Image of the Day: Four Eyes
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Apr 3, 2018
Ancient monitor lizards had an extra set of “eyes” on top of their heads.
Earth Experiencing Sixth Mass Extinction: Study
Earth Experiencing Sixth Mass Extinction: Study
Kerry Grens | Jul 11, 2017
Scientists describe the number of vertebrate species experiencing population declines as “biological annihilation.”
Earliest Deuterostome Fossils Described
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Kerry Grens | Jan 30, 2017
These millimeter-size sea creatures lived 540 million years ago.
Aural History
Aural History
Geoffrey A. Manley | Aug 31, 2015
The form and function of the ears of modern land vertebrates cannot be understood without knowing how they evolved.
Ancient Fish Analyzed
Ancient Fish Analyzed
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 13, 2014
Two paleontological findings yield insights into early vertebrate evolution.
Sequencing the Tree of Life
Sequencing the Tree of Life
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 24, 2014
Charting the progress of the various large-scale genome-sequencing projects as researchers working separately on their chosen species begin to pool analytical resources
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Tracy Vence | Apr 24, 2014
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
DNA Jumps Between Vertebrates
DNA Jumps Between Vertebrates
Dan Cossins | Jan 3, 2013
Scientists show that horizontal transfer of a particular DNA sequence among a diverse range of vertebrates is more widespread than previously believed.