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Do Pathogens Gain Virulence as Hosts Become More Resistant?
Andrew F. Read and Peter J. Kerr | Oct 1, 2017
Emerging infections provide clues about how pathogens might evolve when farm animals are protected from infection.
Infographic: Evolving Virulence
Andrew F. Read and Peter J. Kerr | Sep 30, 2017
Tracking the myxoma virus in the wild rabbit populations of Australia has yielded insight into how pathogens and their hosts evolve.
Notable Science Quotes
Staff | Sep 1, 2017
Wildebeest, science advice for Trump, antibiotics, and more
Life Springs Eternal
Staff | Aug 15, 2017
When scores of migrating wildebeest fail to survive a treacherous river crossing, their corpses fuel thriving ecosystems.
From Mass Death, Life
Steve Graff | Aug 15, 2017
When thousands of animals die during mass migrations, ecosystems accommodate the corpses and new cycles are set in motion.
Great Lakes Gray Wolf to Retain Endangered Status
Catherine Offord | Aug 2, 2017
A US Court of Appeals ruled that the Interior Department acted prematurely in removing the animals from the endangered species list.
A Snake Species Not Seen Alive for 64 Years Appears in Brazil
Ignacio Amigo | Jun 1, 2017
Locals helped researchers find the extremely rare boa.
Staff | May 31, 2017
See a boa species that scientists hadn't witnessed alive in more than 50 years.
Streakers, Poopers, and Performers: The Wilder Side of Wildlife Cameras
Kerry Grens | Apr 1, 2017
Human visitors to camera traps display, well, human behavior.
Tasmanian Devil Cancer Immunotherapy
Bob Grant | Mar 13, 2017
Researchers in Australia claim to have successfully used immunotherapy to treat devil facial tumor disease.