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Mapping an Invasion

Mapping an Invasion

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

By | Posted October 29, 2014

Big consequences from tiny life

Big consequences from tiny life

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

By | Posted October 27, 2014

Wet beaches drown sea turtles

Wet beaches drown sea turtles

Climate change makes beaches wetter, hurting the survival of sea turtle hatchlings

By | Posted October 24, 2014

Flex your apps

Flex your apps

Apple’s new HealthKit collects data from all your body monitoring apps

By | Posted October 22, 2014

A sword-billed hummingbird.

Which came first: the long-billed bird or the long-tubed flower?

Some plants with niche features can quickly get rid of them if that’s what it takes for survival

By | Posted October 21, 2014

Secret space plane lands in California

Secret space plane lands in California

The pilotless X-37B has returned. But, the Air Force isn’t telling anyone what this spacecraft has been up to

By | Posted October 20, 2014

Teaching an Old Brain New Immunity

Teaching an Old Brain New Immunity

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

By | Posted October 15, 2014

GMO- A Great Medical Opportunity

GMO- A Great Medical Opportunity

Genetically modifying tobacco has created incredible medical discoveries; what else remains to be found?

By | Posted October 13, 2014

Asian Carp: They just keep swimming

Asian Carp: They just keep swimming

Two species of Asian carp are pushing toward the Great Lakes, leaving researchers scrambling to hold the invasive species back

By | Posted October 9, 2014

Bacteria that can hold their liquor

Bacteria that can hold their liquor

Hardier microbes make biofuel production more feasible

By | Posted October 6, 2014

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