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Apr. 25, 2016 — A new method to accelerate isolation of plant disease resistance genes. The team has also identified a brand new source of blight resistance genes in Solanum americanum, a wild relative of the ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — Scientists have pioneered a new gene-detecting technology which, if deployed correctly could lead to the creation of a new elite variety of wheat with durable resistance to ... read more

Can Mountain-Climbing Bears Rescue Cherry Trees from Global Warming?

Apr. 25, 2016 — As the planet warms, one way for plants and animals to find their way to cooler territory is to move up higher into the mountains. Now, researchers have found that cherry trees are indeed making ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — Researchers have uncovered dozens of fossilized teeth in Kuwajima, Japan, and identified this as a new species of tritylodontid, an animal family that links the evolution of mammals from reptiles. ... read more

Apr. 22, 2016 — The redwood and sequoia trees in California, the baobab trees in Madagascar, and the rose gum Eucalyptus trees in northeastern Australia are only a few of the spectacular large, old trees still ... read more

Apr. 22, 2016 — A team of scientists set up camera traps in Peru to record the biodiversity of that area of the Amazon ... read more

Apr. 22, 2016 — New research helps halt the spread of non-native plants into natural wooded areas, giving native plants a fighting chance and the opportunity to re-establish ... read more

Apr. 21, 2016 — In comparison to their relatives on the mainland, the Channel Island foxes living on six of California's Channel Islands are dwarves, at two-thirds the size. The island foxes most likely evolved ... read more

Apr. 21, 2016 — In rare instances, DNA is known to have jumped from one species to another. If a parasite's DNA jumps to its host's genome, it could leave evidence of that parasitic interaction that could ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — A new species of black fly has been discovered in Indonesia on the island of Borneo. The new species, belongs to the family ... read more

Mystery Solved: Traits Identified for Why Certain Chemicals Reach Toxic Levels in Food Webs

Apr. 20, 2016 — Researchers have figured out what makes certain chemicals accumulate to toxic levels in aquatic food webs. And, scientists have developed a screening technique to determine which chemicals pose the ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — Natural control, also known as autonomous control, may offer an alternative to chemical insecticides if conditions are right, new research ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — Baboons learn about food locations socially through monitoring the behavior of those around them. While proximity to others is the key to acquiring information, research shows that accessing food ... read more

Apr. 19, 2016 — The flexible physiology of Barbary macaques in responding to extreme environmental conditions of their natural habitat may help shed light on the mechanisms that allowed our ancestors to thrive ... read more

Are Lab Mice Too Cold? Why It Matters for Science

Apr. 19, 2016 — A typical mouse laboratory is kept between 20 and 26 degrees C, but if the mice had it their way, it would be a warm 30 degrees C. While the mice are still considered healthy at cooler temperatures, ... read more

Apr. 19, 2016 — Numerous studies show that childhood trauma can have far-reaching effects on adult health; new research finds the same is true for wild baboons. Baboons that experience multiple misfortunes in early ... read more

Invasive Crabs Changing Ecology of Narragansett Bay

Apr. 18, 2016 — The ecology of the Rhode Island shore has changed dramatically in the last two decades due to one relatively recent invader: the Asian shore ... read more

30 Years After Chernobyl, Camera Study Reveals Wildlife Abundance in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Apr. 18, 2016 — While humans are now scarce in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, continued studies--including a just-published camera study--validate findings that wildlife populations are abundant at the site. The ... read more

Apr. 18, 2016 — Dinosaurs were already in an evolutionary decline tens of millions of years before the meteorite impact that finally finished them off, new research has ... read more

Gun Hunting Could Lead to Extinction of Threatened Primates on African Island

Apr. 18, 2016 — Gun hunting on Bioko Island correlates significantly with lower numbers of the majority of the island's primate species, a new study ... read more

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