Finnish researchers discover a new moth family

Two moth species new to science belonging to a previously unknown genus and family have been found in Kazakhstan, constituting an exceptional discovery.

Understanding the power of honey through its proteins

Honey is a culinary staple that can be found in kitchens around the world. Humans have used honey throughout history, and its long shelf...

Medicinal mushroom discovered in Thailand

A species of medicinal mushroom was recorded for the first time in Thailand. Scientists also report the first assessment of the optimum conditions needed...

Shipwrecks off North Carolina, U.S. coast harbor tropical migrants

Shipwrecks and sunken structures off the North Carolina coast may act as stepping stones for tropical fish searching for favorable habitats at or beyond...

Even more amphibians are endangered than we thought

Due to a lack of data on many amphibian species, only about 44 percent of amphibians have up-to-date assessments on their risk of extinction,...

Fifteen years of mosquito data implicate species most likely to transmit West Nile virus...

A study which analyzed 15 years of mosquito surveillance data shows Iowa's western counties experience a higher abundance of the species thought to most...

Young frogs that were stressed as tadpoles move less on land, putting their survival...

New research shows that juvenile northern red-legged frogs that have experienced climate-related stress as tadpoles are less likely to move on land, putting their...

For certain invasive species, catching infestation early pays off

Researchers have conducted a global meta-analysis of the characteristics and size of invasive alien species' impacts on native species as invaders become more abundant.

Significant delays in West Nile virus reporting

Researchers found significant delays in reporting human cases of West Nile virus, hampering real-time forecasting of the potentially deadly mosquito-borne disease.

With flower preferences, bees have a big gap between the sexes

For scores of wild bee species, females and males visit very different flowers for food -- a discovery that could be important for conservation...

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