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Central to the field of ecology is the mantra that species do not exist in isolation: They assemble in communities — and within these communities, species interact. Predators hunt prey....Read more
[From the Columbia Journalism Review, written by Michael Rosenwald]
A basic understanding of where news comes from is back on the syllabus as students navigate an increasingly...Read more
ARLINGTON, Virginia -- The Air Force Office of Scientific Research today announced it will award approximately $19.1 million in grants to 43 scientists and engineers from 37 research institutions and small...Read more
Biology postdoc in the Riffell lab, Gabby Wolffe, is first author a high-impact paper in eLIFE that describes how insect-like brains are found in marine crustaceans.
Mantis shrimp have a...Read more
On Sunday night, a shooter opened fire on concertgoers 32 floors below a Mandalay Bay Resort hotel room in Las Vegas. Authorities say Stephen Paddock ...Read more
Writing in 1916, conservationist John Muir noted that "there is not a 'fragment' in all nature, for every relative fragment of one thing is a full harmonious unit in itself." A century...Read more
Every face does not tell a story; it tells thousands of them. Over evolutionary time, the human brain has become an exceptional reader of the human face—computerlike, we like to think....Read more
It has become an almost essential element of academic life, from college lecture halls to elementary classrooms: the group assignment.
Dreaded by some, loved by others, group projects typically aim...Read more
The construction of a dam in central Brazil has spurred remarkably fast evolution of geckos in the region. In just 15 years, the lizards’ heads have grown larger—an adaptation that...Read more