Archive: 03/5/2008

Lowly Icelandic midges reveal ecosystem's tipping points

The midges that periodically swarm by the billions from Iceland's Lake Myvatn are a force of nature. At their peak, it is difficult to breathe without inhaling the bugs, which hatch and emerge from the lake in blizzard-like ...

Mar 05, 2008 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Study rearranges some branches on animal tree of life

A study led by Brown University biologist Casey Dunn uses new genomics tools to answer old questions about animal evolution. The study is the most comprehensive animal phylogenomic research project to date, involving 40 million ...

Mar 05, 2008 4.7 / 5 (26) 0