Climate-influenced changes in flowering, fruiting also affect bird abundance, activities

A new study has documented shifts in Hawaiian bird abundance, breeding and molting based on climate-related changes to native vegetation. Researchers with the US...

Relocating bus stops would cut riders’ pollution exposure, study finds

Moving bus stops away from intersections would substantially reduce the amount of pollution bus riders breathe, report scientists.

Périgord black truffle cultivated in the UK for the first time

The Mediterranean black truffle, one of the world's most expensive ingredients, has been successfully cultivated in the UK, as climate change threatens its native...

Identifying pathogens that cause soybean stem canker

Soybean diseases caused by various species of Diaporthe pathogens are on the rise and scientists are identifying the pathogens behind this increase.

Are cities affecting evolution?

In the first study to take a comprehensive look at the way urbanization is affecting evolution, researchers say they've found a 'wake-up call for...

Resisting alien invasions

Invasive species are can be hugely detrimental to marine ecosystems. Take Caulerpa taxifolia as an example, suggest investigators.

The secret lives of ancient land plants

Researchers have unraveled the genome of the common liverwort -- Marchantia polymorpha -- gaining new insight into how the modest land plants evolved.

Researchers find low genetic diversity in domestic ferrets

Researchers reported that the domestic ferrets in North America and Australia had extremely low genetic diversity, whereas ferrets in Europe had higher genetic diversity,...

Zebra scat science improves conservation efforts

How can zebra excrement tell us what an animal's response to climate change and habitat destruction will be? That is what scientists have been...

Marine scientists discover kleptopredation, a new way of catching prey

When it comes to feeding time sea slugs are the pirates of the underwater world -- attacking prey that have just eaten in order...

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