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November 10, 2020

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Group Size and Makeup Affect How Social Birds Move Together

Scientists have shown that the size and makeup of groups of social birds can predict how efficiently they use and move through their habitat, according to new ...

Researchers Develop DNA Approach to Forecast Ecosystem Changes

The rapid, low-cost technique is the first to analyze DNA left behind in animals' feces to map out complex networks of species interactions in a terrestrial system. It could help redefine ...

Why Do Bats Fly Into Walls?

Bats sometimes collide with large walls even though they detect these walls with their sonar system. Researchers from Tel Aviv University have concluded that these collisions do not result from a ...

Fossil Feces Hows Fishy Lunches from 200 Million Years Ago

A new study of coprolites, fossil feces, shows the detail of food webs in the ancient shallow seas around Bristol in south-west England. One hungry fish ate part of the head of another fish before ...
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After Election: Making the Endangered Species Act More Effective

Following the presidential election, a leading group of scientists are making the case that a 'rule reversal' will not be sufficient to allow the Endangered Species Act to do its job. ...

Eco-Engineered Tiles Enhance Marine Biodiversity on Seawalls

Marine ecologists have found that the eco-engineered tiles can increase habitat complexity on seawalls in Hong Kong, thereby effectively enhancing the marine biodiversity. The Hong Kong study is part ...

DNA in Seawater Can Reveal Fish Diversity in the Deep Ocean

A new study demonstrates the effectiveness of a novel method for using DNA in seawater samples to determine which fish species are present in a given part of the deep ...

Scientists Find Ebola Virus Antibodies in People Before 2018 DRC Outbreak

Scientists found antibodies to Ebola virus in people up to a year before the 2018 Ebola virus disease outbreak began in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, or DRC. This suggests that either ...

New Species of Ancient Cynodont, 220 Million Years Old, Discovered

Fossilized jaw bone fragments of a rat-like creature found at the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona last year by a Ph.D. candidate are in fact a newly discovered 220-million-year-old species ...

Lion Genetics Study Uncovers Major Consequences of Habitat Fragmentation

Over the course of only a century, humanity has made an observable impact on the genetic diversity of the lion ...

The Cement for Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are hotspots of biodiversity. As they can withstand heavy storms, they offer many species a safe home. A team has now discovered that a very specific type of 'cement' is ...

Bats Can Predict the Future, Researchers Discover

They can't tell fortunes and they're useless with the stock market but bats are quite skilled at predicting one thing: where to find dinner. Bats calculate where their prey is headed by ...

Silk Road Contains Genomic Resources for Improving Apples

The fabled Silk Road is responsible for one of our favorite and most valuable fruits: the domesticated apple. Researchers have now assembled complete reference genomes and pan-genomes for apple and ...

Birdwatching from Afar: Amazing New AI-Enabled Camera System to Target Specific Behaviors

Researchers have developed an innovative animal-borne data-collection system assisted by artificial intelligence to track previously unobserved behaviors in wild animals. The method uses low-cost ...

China's Most Important Trees Are Hiding in Plain Sight

Scientists have synthesized long-term biodiversity data from 12 immense forest study plots spanning 1,500 miles, from China's far north to its southern tropics. Their results point to maple ...

Future Lake Food Webs in Subarctic Have More Biomass and Contain More Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Subarctic regions are facing rapid changes in climate and land-use intensity. An international research team recently completed an investigation to see how these changes are affecting the food webs ...

Organization of Organisms: Better Understanding of Biological Processes

A new model that describes the organization of organisms could lead to a better understanding of biological ...

Spring-Run and Fall-Run Chinook Salmon Aren't as Different as They Seem

Historically, spring-run and fall-run Chinook salmon have been considered as separate subspecies, races, ecotypes, or even as separate species of fish. A new genetic analysis, however, shows that the ...

Decades-Long Effort Revives Ancient Oak Woodland

Vestal Grove in Cook County, Illinois, looks nothing like the scrubby, buckthorn-choked tangle that first confronted restoration ecologists 37 years ago. Thanks to the efforts of a dedicated team ...

Boo! How Do Mexican Cavefish Escape Predators?

When startled, do all fish respond the same way? A few fish, like Mexican cavefish, have evolved in unique environments without any predators. To see how this lack of predation impacts escape ...

Shining a (UV) Light on the Glow-in-the-Dark Platypus

The fur of the platypus - an Australian species threatened with extinction - glows green under ultraviolet light, a new study finds. This is the first observation of biofluorescence in an egg-laying ...

Secret Surfing Life of Remoras Hitchhiking on Blue Whales

A new study of blue whales off the coast of California has given researchers the first ocean recordings of their famous hitchhiking partner -- the remora -- revealing the suckerfish's secret ...

Understanding Long-Term Trends of Stressors on Koala Populations

Analysis of three decades of koala rescue data provides new insights into long-term patterns of stressors that impact koala populations in the Australian state of New South ...

Antarctica Yields Oldest Fossils of Giant Birds With 21-Foot Wingspans

Some of the largest birds in history, called pelagornithids, arose a few million years after the mass extinction that killed off the dinosaurs and patrolled the oceans with giant wingspans for some ...

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