Hysterectomized women may benefit from testosterone

Hysterectomized women may benefit from testosterone New research has found that testosterone administration in women with…

Pre-existing diabetes in pregnancy increases risk of fetal, infant death

Pre-existing diabetes in pregnancy increases risk of fetal, infant death New research shows that pre-existing diabetes…

Mutations in mantled howler provoked by disturbances in habitat

Mutations in mantled howler provoked by disturbances in habitat The disturbances of the habitat could be…

Preventing, remediating degradation of soils in Europe through land care

Preventing, remediating degradation of soils in Europe through land care A new research project focusing on…

Reef fish find it’s too hot to swim

Reef fish find it’s too hot to swim A team of researchers has shown that ocean…

Cryptic new species of wild cat identified in Brazil

Cryptic new species of wild cat identified in Brazil Biologists have identified a cryptic new species…

Incidental by-catch of marine turtles in the Mediterranean Sea

Incidental by-catch of marine turtles in the Mediterranean Sea When a marine turtle is incidentally by-caught…

Guard dogs reduce killing of threatened species

Guard dogs reduce killing of threatened species Research has revealed that guarding dogs can significantly reduce…

How scavenging fungi became a plant’s best friend

How scavenging fungi became a plant’s best friend More than two thirds of the world’s plants…

Even if emissions stop, carbon dioxide could warm Earth for centuries

Even if emissions stop, carbon dioxide could warm Earth for centuries Research suggests that even if…

Biodiversity higher in the tropics, but species more likely to arise at higher latitudes

Biodiversity higher in the tropics, but species more likely to arise at higher latitudes A study…

Captive breeding for thousands of years has impaired olfactory functions in silkmoths

Captive breeding for thousands of years has impaired olfactory functions in silkmoths Domesticated silkmoths Bombyx mori…

Biologists find an evolutionary Facebook for monkeys and apes

Biologists find an evolutionary Facebook for monkeys and apes Why do the faces of primates contain…

Impacts of plant invasions become less robust over time: Invasive plants are more likely to be replaced by other ‘invasives’

Impacts of plant invasions become less robust over time: Invasive plants are more likely to be…

New approach to identify possible ecological effects of releasing genetically engineered insects

New approach to identify possible ecological effects of releasing genetically engineered insects Researchers have developed a…

The ash dieback fungus, Chalara fraxinea, might have a mechanism to define territory and to combat viruses

The ash dieback fungus, Chalara fraxinea, might have a mechanism to define territory and to combat…

Has the idea of ‘zero deforestation’ lost its meaning

Has the idea of ‘zero deforestation’ lost its meaning What exactly does “zero deforestation” mean? Experts…

First detailed map of global forest change

First detailed map of global forest change Scientist have created the first high-resolution global map of…

No peak in sight for evolving bacteria

No peak in sight for evolving bacteria There’s no peak in sight — fitness peak, that…

Protein interplay in muscle tied to life span

Protein interplay in muscle tied to life span Biologists have uncovered a complicated chain of molecular…

Dogs likely originated in Europe more than 18,000 years ago, biologists report

Dogs likely originated in Europe more than 18,000 years ago, biologists report Wolves likely were domesticated…

Amazon rainforest more able to withstand drought than previously thought

Amazon rainforest more able to withstand drought than previously thought New research suggests that the Amazon…

Expert assessment: Ocean acidification may increase 170 percent this century

Expert assessment: Ocean acidification may increase 170 percent this century In a major new international report,…

Most nations lack means to assess biodiversity, key ecosystem services and their value

Most nations lack means to assess biodiversity, key ecosystem services and their value Most of the…

Climate change has silver lining for grizzly bears

Climate change has silver lining for grizzly bears Global warming and forest disturbances may have a…

Evolution of new species requires few genetic changes

Evolution of new species requires few genetic changes Only a few genetic changes are needed to…

Butterflies show origin of species as an evolutionary process, not a single event

Butterflies show origin of species as an evolutionary process, not a single event The evolution of…

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus

Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus Scientists say they’ve produced “the clearest evidence yet” the…

The secret math of plants: Biologists uncover rules that govern leaf design

The secret math of plants: Biologists uncover rules that govern leaf design Biologists have discovered fundamental…

New species of labrisomidae fish discovered in Brazil

New species of labrisomidae fish discovered in Brazil Researchers have published data on a new species…

Coral reefs may be able to adapt to moderate climate change

Coral reefs may be able to adapt to moderate climate change Coral reefs may be able…

Earthworms invade New England

Earthworms invade New England At least 16 species of earthworms are now found in Vermont and…

New low-cost, nondestructive technology cuts risk from mercury hot spots

New low-cost, nondestructive technology cuts risk from mercury hot spots Hot spots of mercury pollution in…

Fish population recovery in marine reserve

Fish population recovery in marine reserve Protection in the Medes Islands marine reserve started more than…

Hypoxia Issues in the Gulf of Mexico

Hypoxia Issues in the Gulf of Mexico The Mississippi River Basin is home to much of…

A functional forest ecosystem is more than just trees

A functional forest ecosystem is more than just trees In 2011, the University of Jyväskylä held…

Increasing toxicity of algal blooms tied to nutrient enrichment and climate change

Increasing toxicity of algal blooms tied to nutrient enrichment and climate change Nutrient enrichment and climate…

Coral itself may play important role in regulating local climate: Coral chemicals protect against warming oceans

Coral itself may play important role in regulating local climate: Coral chemicals protect against warming oceans…

The molecular clock of the common buzzard: Influence of genes on dispersal behavior revealed

The molecular clock of the common buzzard: Influence of genes on dispersal behavior revealed Be it…

New research illustrates Mississippi River’s role in the transport and fate of the oil following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident

New research illustrates Mississippi River’s role in the transport and fate of the oil following the…

Habitat research methods give a new peek at tiger life

Habitat research methods give a new peek at tiger life From a tiger’s point of view,…

World ocean systems undermined by climate change by 2100

World ocean systems undermined by climate change by 2100 An ambitious new study describes the full…

How Earth’s rotation affects vortices in nature, such as hurricanes and ocean currents

How Earth’s rotation affects vortices in nature, such as hurricanes and ocean currents What do smoke…

Ocean: Assessing the effect of climate change on upwelling ecosystems

Ocean: Assessing the effect of climate change on upwelling ecosystems Assessing the effect of climate change…

Plant community plays key role in controlling greenhouse gas emissions from carbon rich moorlands

Plant community plays key role in controlling greenhouse gas emissions from carbon rich moorlands Different moorland…

Boomboxes amplify predatory bird sounds and are used as cues

Boomboxes amplify predatory bird sounds and are used as cues Researchers use boomboxes in the forest…

Are banana farms contaminating Costa Rica’s crocs?

Are banana farms contaminating Costa Rica’s crocs? Shoppers spend over £10 billion on bananas annually and…

How research ecologists can benefit urban design projects

How research ecologists can benefit urban design projects An urban construction site is not usually considered…

Urgent new time frame for climate change revealed by massive analysis

Urgent new time frame for climate change revealed by massive analysis The seesaw variability of global…

Longer life for humans linked to further loss of endangered species

Longer life for humans linked to further loss of endangered species As human life expectancy increases,…