Victorian hog deer genetics revealed

Australian researchers looking for a genetic lifeline to endangered hog deer species endemic to Pakistan, northern India and mainland southeast Asia have found widespread...

Look out, invasive species: The robots are coming

Researchers published the first experiments to gauge whether biomimetic robotic fish can induce fear-related changes in mosquitofish, aiming to discover whether the highly invasive...

The ‘pathobiome’ — a new understanding of disease

Scientists have presented a novel concept describing the complex microbial interactions that lead to disease in plants, animals and humans.

Public support for gene drives in agriculture tied to limits

The first national survey inquiring about American attitudes toward agricultural gene drives shows more support for systems that are limited in scope and aimed...

Aphid-stressed pines show different secondary organic aerosol formation

Plants emit gases, called volatile organic compounds (VOCs), that enter the atmosphere, where they can interact with other natural and human-made molecules to form...

Conserving rare species for the maintenance of Mediterranean forests

This study has shown the importance of conserving rare species for the maintenance of complex ecosystems like Mediterranean forests. Therefore, for these species, it...

Every time the small cabbage white butterfly flaps its wings it has us to...

Through close examination of genetic variation and similarities between existing populations, and comparisons of historical data regarding infestations of Pieris rapae in Brassicaceae crops,...

Ash tree species likely will survive emerald ash borer beetles, but just barely

'Lingering ash.' That's what the US Forest Service calls the relatively few green and white ash trees that survive the emerald ash borer onslaught....

To reduce pollution, policymakers should broaden focus beyond smokestacks

Researchers used integrated assessment models to compute marginal damages from fine particulate matter-related emissions to measure economy-wide gross external damage due to premature mortality...

Key enzyme found in plants could guide development of medicines and other products

Researchers studying how plants evolved the abilities to make natural chemicals, which they use to adapt to stress, have uncovered how an enzyme called...

Latest news

Popular Articles

Reform of the EUETS Has at Last Made Significant Progress

The effective limit on the size of the MSR proposed by Council is an extremely welcome strengthening of the EUETS. However it will still...

Solar cells: How clean is solar power?

THAT solar panels do not emit greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide when they are generating electricity is without question. This is why they...

VIDEO: 'Difficult slog' ahead to undo Obama climate legacy, says former EPA chief.

JUDY WOODRUFF: And now let’s hear from the prior administrator of the EPA, who essentially led much of President Obama’s efforts during his second...

Methane emissions from trees

A new study is one of the first in the world to show that tree trunks in upland forests actually emit methane rather than...

Action required: Invasive fungus is killing European salamanders

A new fungal disease brought in from Asia is threatening European salamanders. Once the amphibians become infected, they die within a brief period of...