New modelling shows how interrupted flows in Australia’s Murray River endanger frogs

Flooding in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin is creating ideal breeding conditions for many native species that have evolved to take advantage of temporary flood conditions....

Climate change presents a mismatch for songbirds’ breeding season

Climate change presents a mismatch for some breeding songbirds, finds a new study using a decade of nestbox data.

Warming oceans have decimated marine parasites — but that’s not a good thing

Save the ... parasites? Analyzing 140 years of parasite abundance in fish shows dramatic declines, especially in parasites that rely on three or more...

Warming oceans have decimated marine parasites — but that’s not a good thing

Save the ... parasites? Analyzing 140 years of parasite abundance in fish shows dramatic declines, especially in parasites that rely on three or more...

Warming oceans have decimated marine parasites — but that’s not a good thing

Save the ... parasites? Analyzing 140 years of parasite abundance in fish shows dramatic declines, especially in parasites that rely on three or more...

Tweets, news offer insights on invasive insect spread

A new study shows the potential for using Twitter and online news articles to track the timing and location of invasive insect spread in the...

Study examines feeding damage caused by spotted lanternflies on young maples

Short-term, heavy feeding by adult spotted lanternflies on young maple trees inhibits photosynthesis, potentially impairing the tree's growth by up to 50 percent, according...

Newly discovered scorpionfly genus with bizarre appearance

Zoologists have described and classified previously unknown species of scorpionflies from Nepal. These species belong to a completely new genus.

Findings for invasive insect’s life cycle could aid management in southeast

New research findings could help scientists control the emerald ash borer, an invasive pest ravaging native ash trees in North America.

New branch on tree of life includes ‘lions of the microbial world’

There's a new branch on the tree of life and it's made up of predators that nibble their prey to death. These microbial predators...

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