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March 22, 2019

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March 22, 2019

Chatterpies, Haggisters and Ninuts Could Help Children Love Conservation

Mar. 7, 2019 — Weaving stories and intriguing names into children's education about the natural world could help to engage them with species' conservation messages, new research ... read more

Mar. 4, 2019 — Fossilized bones that appear to have been digested by crocodiles in the Cayman Islands have revealed three new species and subspecies of mammal that roamed the island more than 300 years ... read more

Mar. 4, 2019 — How can a species split into several new species if they still live close to each other and are able to interbreed? Using a group of Caribbean reef fishes as a model system, a team of scientists has ... read more

New Portal of Entry for Influenza Viruses

Mar. 4, 2019 — Influenza viruses from bats use an entirely different portal to enter the cell than all previously known types of ... read more

Mar. 1, 2019 — A team of paleontologists has identified three hitherto unknown fossil fish species in the Swiss Alps, which provide new insights into the diversification of the genus ... read more

New Species of 'Golden Death' Bacterium Digests Parasitic Worms from the Inside out

Feb. 28, 2019 — A new species of bacterium, Chryseobacterium nematophagum, has been found to digest its hosts -- roundworm parasites -- from the inside out. The findings suggest that the bacteria may potentially be ... read more

Feb. 27, 2019 — Eocene-aged sediments of Madagascar contain a previously unknown fauna of sharks and rays, according to a new study. This newly described fauna is the first report of sharks and rays of this age in ... read more

Feb. 27, 2019 — The symbiosis of plants and fungi has a great influence on the worldwide spread of plant species. In some cases, it even acts like a ... read more

Feb. 27, 2019 — Researchers on the remote forested island of Hauturu, New Zealand have compiled a staggering inventory of invertebrate biodiversity using DNA sequencing, adding a significant number of invertebrates ... read more

Elevation Matters When It Comes to Climate Change, Deforestation and Species Survival

Feb. 25, 2019 — A study examining the impact of deforestation on lizard communities in the Dominican Republic demonstrates differing outcomes at different elevations. In the lowlands, deforestation reduces the ... read more

Feb. 25, 2019 — According to a new study, migratory birds in Europe and Canada have substantially advanced the timing of their spring migration due to climate change. The average migratory bird has advanced its ... read more

Studying Species Interactions Using Remote Camera Traps

Feb. 22, 2019 — Scientists have explored to what extent camera trap data are suitable to assess subtle species interactions such as avoidance in space and ... read more

Feb. 22, 2019 — Lost to science for decades and thought perhaps extinct, Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) has been rediscovered in an Indonesian ... read more

Feb. 21, 2019 — To better understand the effects of climate change on the bird community in the Sierra Nevada region, researchers examined the impacts to birds from a recent extreme drought (2013-2016). The drought ... read more

Bat Influenza Viruses Could Infect Humans

Feb. 20, 2019 — Bats don't only carry the deadly Ebola virus, but are also a reservoir for a new type of influenza virus. These newly discovered flu viruses could potentially also attack the cells of humans and ... read more

Feb. 19, 2019 — A research team has discovered a previously unknown species of marsupial that lived in Alaska's Arctic during the era of dinosaurs, adding a vivid new detail to a complex ancient landscape. The ... read more

'Seeing' Tails Help Sea Snakes Avoid Predators

Feb. 15, 2019 — New research has revealed the fascinating adaptation of some Australian sea snakes that helps protect their vulnerable paddle-shaped tails from ... read more

Delays in Banning Wildlife Trade Put Hundreds of Species at Risk

Feb. 14, 2019 — From parrots to lizards, hundreds of animal species could be at risk of extinction because of a policy process that responds slowly to scientific knowledge, according to a new ... read more

Feb. 14, 2019 — Aloe sanguinalis, or Somali Red Aloe, forms large, conspicuous clumps and has blood red sap. Its clumps can easily be spotted from the road, but the species has only just been named and ... read more

Feb. 13, 2019 — Marine scientists have developed a methodology to assess fish stocks that combines new data with archeological and historical records - some dating back to the 8th Century ... read more

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