Viral Mutation for the Perplexed
We all know viruses mutate. But how does that happen, and what does it mean for how we can treat diseases caused by viruses?
A Scientific Look at Citizen Science
Citizen science involves using large numbers of volunteers to collect data for scientific research. But does it result in usable data?
What Really Happened to the Megafauna
Could humans be responsible for the extinction of megafauna like giant sloths and mastodons?
Do Wildlife Corridors Work?
In Sumatra, a network of corridors linking endangered populations of orangutans, tigers, and other wildlife is under development.
Why We Can’t Turn Away from Wildlife Cams
Wildlife cams have steadily gained popularity among both scientists and casual observers. But viewers aren't always prepared for wildlife unscripted.
Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act
41 years after the Endangered Species act, what is its legacy?
Arms Races Among (Other) Animals
While the concept of an arms race might seem uniquely human, it is actually widely documented in the rest of the animal kingdom as well.