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Published: 02/24/2017

WASHINGTON —The National Academy of Sciences is presenting its 2017 Public Welfare Medal to renowned environmental scientist and marine ecologist ...Read more

Published: 02/24/2017

Poaching is a menace not just to Kenya’s elephants, but to all Africa’s. A recently concluded aerial survey found the continental population to have dropped by nearly a third between...Read more

Published: 02/17/2017

Scientists at the University of Washington have discovered that a common type of cell in the vertebrate immune system plays a unique role in communication between other cells. It turns...Read more

Published: 02/16/2017

Live birth: Most mammals do it, some lizards and snakes do it, but archosaurs – a reptilian group that includes crocodiles and birds – don't... or so biologists thought.

When...Read more

Published: 02/06/2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce its 2017 Fellows. The Society’s fellowship program recognizes the many ways in which its members contribute to...Read more

Published: 01/31/2017

Jennifer Nemhauser leads a research laboratory...Read more

Published: 01/26/2017

Paleontologists picking through a bounty of fossils from Montana have discovered something unexpected — a new species of lizard from the late dinosaur era, whose closest relatives roamed in faraway Asia....Read more

Published: 01/25/2017

Recognizing the signs of a predator can mean the difference between living to see another day and becoming another critter’s midday snack.

All prey animals, whether a swift-footed deer or...Read more

Published: 01/24/2017

From the iSchool

Politicians, academics, advertisers. All of them cater to a media landscape that rewards quick sound bites over analytical thought, and often they use spurious data to...Read more

Published: 01/17/2017

Humans make rational choices — though perhaps not all the time. But does the ability for rational decision-making extend to other members of the animal kingdom? If so, how far...Read more