Galapagos tortoises display temperature-dependent sex determination, which may negatively skew population demographics under climate change.
How sunflower pollen protects bees from pathogens
Planting sunflowers in pollinator habitats can boost bee health by providing them with pollen that protects against intestinal pathogens.
Fish assess misinformation to avoid overreaction
Fish adjust their sensitivity to the actions of others, such reacting to false alarms, to reduce the risk of responding to misinformation.
Blue-green algae bind rare earth elements
Biosorption could help in the recycling and reuse of rare earth elements.
Bark beetles and fungi: A lethal chemical alliance
New study clarifies symbiotic link between bark beetles and fungi in the destruction of coniferous forests.
Whales are giving up singing to attract mates
As humpback whale populations increase, two decades worth of data finds they are shifting from singing to fighting as their preferred mating strategy.
Century-long decline of pollinators in northern regions
Data collected over the last 100 years in northern Finland demonstrates drastic changes pollinator species linked to climate change.
The confident killer: Why some cats hunt more than others
Cat personality has been linked to hunting behavior, and understanding which breeds are more prone could help minimize impact on wildlife.
How “wavy” whiskers help seals detect faraway prey
Recreating the bead-like structure of seal whiskers grants scientists insight into new underwater technologies.
How wildfires are pushing mountain lions toward riskier behavior
What lessons can a threatened mountain lion population living within the bounds of Los Angeles teach about the future of conservation?