Mapping an Invasion

Mapping an Invasion

A new guide may help rangers stop the invasion of the Galapagos Islands.

They’re seemingly harmless trees, the blackberry, guava and Cinchona. But they are among 750 foreign plant species that have been invading the Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador for at least the past half-century. More…

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Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

The National Park Service shows growing concern for climate impacts on Hawaii’s silverswords

Big consequences from tiny life

Research digs deeper into the effects of soil microbes on a warming environment

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SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

A citizen science initiative is trying to collect more information about seahorses from around the world

Bacteria that can hold their liquor

Hardier microbes make biofuel production more feasible

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No more needles for allergy sufferers?

No more needles for allergy sufferers?

Allergy treatment from Europe has finally hit the U.S. markets

Teaching an Old Brain New Immunity

Deteriorating immune systems may help explain why memory declines with age, researchers find

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SNAPSHOT: A succession of solar flares

SNAPSHOT: A succession of solar flares

Researchers monitor the sun to capture bright beautiful images

Ever Wondered: How does speech-to-text software work?

Love it or hate it, you can’t avoid it.