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Forecasting future infectious disease outbreaks

Machine learning can pinpoint rodent species that harbor diseases andgeographic hotspots vulnerable to new parasites and pathogens. So reportsa new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences led by ...

dateMay 18, 2015 in Ecology
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The world's biodiversity in the palm of your hand

Never has knowledge of the world's biodiversity knowledge been more at your fingertips, thanks to a new smartphone app: the Map of Life. No matter where you are, the app can tell you what species of plants ...

dateMay 13, 2015 in Ecology
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Mexico seizes food made from threatened iguana

Authorities in central Mexico have seized 32 liters (8.5 gallons) of food made with Mexican spiny-tailed iguanas, a protected and threatened species in the country, officials said Tuesday.

dateMay 12, 2015 in Ecology
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