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More than 90 percent of ivory in large, seized shipments came from elephants that died less than three years before, ...Read more
Our nervous systems are remarkable translators, channeling information from many sources and initiating appropriate behavioral responses.
But though we know how a lot about how neurons work, scientists do not...Read more
Estella Leopold, a University of Washington professor emeritus of biology, spent her career immersed in field botany and fossilized pollen grains. But this professional legacy sprouted from a childhood forged...Read more
Four species of pangolin are native across Asia, but due to trafficking, they’re now listed as endangered or critically endangered. As Asian numbers have dwindled, traders have turned their gaze...Read more
In the mid-1960s, Robert Paine, a scientist at the University of Washington in Seattle, discovered a hidden organizing principle in the coastal ecosystem he was studying. When a certain species...Read more