News tagged with sea star

Starfish babies offer glimmer of hope amid mass die-off

Emerging from a recent dive 40 feet below the surface of the Puget Sound, biologist Ben Miner wasn't surprised by what he found: The troubling disease that wiped out millions of starfish up and down the West Coast had spread ...

dateMay 04, 2015 in Ecology
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How genes trace life on Earth

A complete tree of life – showing how and when organisms are related to each other – has long been desired by biologists, but obscured by the vagaries of the fossil record.

dateSep 25, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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