Researchers find mother beetles eat young that beg too much
Half of N. American Birds in peril from climate change
Iconic North American birds like the Bald Eagle and Brown Pelican are among hundreds of mankind's feathered friends facing threats to their survival due to climate change, researchers said Tuesday.
Team uses solar-powered proteins to filter harmful antibiotics from water
(Phys.org) —New research, just published, details how University of Cincinnati researchers have developed and tested a solar-powered nano filter that is able to remove harmful carcinogens and antibiotics ...
Thames Water, 2OC will deliver power from London's fatbergs
Insect larvae turn pan-ready with home appliance Farm 432
Fruit flies medicate their larvae with alcohol
Researchers discover wasp larva disinfect their food before eating
Company that transforms garbage into ethanol attracts big investors
Researchers reveal how ocean bacteria use light to grow
Sunlight stimulates common ocean bacteria to use carbon dioxide for growth when high-quality organic carbon food sources are scarce, according to surprising research by an international team that includes ...
Bees dance the light fantastic
Honeybees use a pattern of light in the sky invisible to humans to direct one another to a honey source, scientists have found.
Soil bacterium causes biofuel breakdown
(Phys.org) —Biofuels made from plant materials—also known as lignocellulosic biofuels—have promise as a source of sustainable alternative fuels thanks to soil bacterium known as Enterobacter lignolyticus ...
New method simplifies studies of predator-prey interactions and other 'bistable' systems
A team of U.K. researchers has developed a way to dramatically reduce the complexity of modeling "bistable" systems which involve the interaction of two evolving species where one changes faster than the ...
Caffeine enhances bee memory
(Phys.org) —Caffeine is the naturally occurring drug most widely used by humans. In nature, though, it is reported to act as a bitter and toxic deterrent to herbivores, preventing leaves and seeds from ...
Streams stressed by pharmaceutical pollution
Pharmaceuticals commonly found in the environment are disrupting streams, with unknown impacts on aquatic life and water quality. So reports a new Ecological Applications paper, which highlights the ecolog ...