What can plant fossils tell us about our past, present, and future? Glad you asked.
Listen in on a conversation about pollen and global change that takes place inside a Colombian kitchen.
Researchers at UIUC attempt to understand natural laws governing species coexistance and how communities of organisms form in nature.
This Science Politely article covers the immediate and costly threat to Great Lakes biosecurity caused by invasive species.
Carrots and their cousins: Who's tasty and who's toxic? Their evolutionary history gives us clues.
Life and the art of pheromones: A story about the unique life experience of the longhorn beetle.
Some plants can actually benefit from being eaten by animals, and the way they do this might surprise you.
Plants pay attention to the environment, too. They can tell Climate Change is happening, and they are adjusting as well as they can. Here’s one story of how researchers are helping them along the way.
By increasing genetic diversity, beekeepers can help their colonies help themselves.
Fickle females may help save their species from extinction.
Bumble bees are in trouble and we’ll lose them if we continue to do nothing about it. Read here about one graduate student’s endeavor to learn more about these crucial animals.
It will take resourcefulness, daring, and brains to defeat these invaders. Here is a five-step guide to help you take on these tricky insect foes.
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