A "genetic rescue" involving the mating of different subspecies may offer the best way to save increasingly fragmented tiger populations.
Feb. 22, 2021 • ~7 min
The most diverse bee communities have the lowest levels of viral pathogens. "Promoting diverse bee communities may be a win-win strategy..."
Feb. 18, 2021 • ~7 min
An exceptionally well-preserved skull of the duckbill dinosaur Parasaurolophus solves mysteries of its signature crest and family tree.
Feb. 3, 2021 • ~4 min
Bumble bees in low-quality landscapes with fewer flowers and places for nesting have more diseases and parasites, researchers say.
Jan. 7, 2021 • ~7 min
"The time is now to prevent a potential devastation to the region's waters and the livelihoods and health of millions of people..."
Dec. 30, 2020 • ~5 min
Two newly discovered species of fungi infect flies and then get them to rain down spores to infect others before they die, researchers have found.
Dec. 15, 2020 • ~5 min
DNA in animal feces could help researchers get a picture of an entire ecosystem and the secondary effects of extinction or invasive species.
Nov. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
In just 100 years, humans have had a significant impact on the genetic diversity of lions. "I was surprised... and disappointed," says James Derr.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~8 min
New research pins down when the first land plants appeared on Earth, confirming what earth scientists have suspected.
Nov. 4, 2020 • ~4 min
"The birds that people find charismatic and lovable are the ones living in the areas being deforested and dried out as the planet warms."
Oct. 8, 2020 • ~7 min