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New detection method for Goby invasion

Conventional methods of stock monitoring are unsuitable for certain fish species. For example, the infestation of an area with invasive Ponto-Caspian gobies cannot be identified in time by standard methods. Researchers at ...

dateJan 27, 2016 in Ecology
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What a moth's nose knows

Moths sniff out others of their own species using specific pheromone blends. So if you transplant an antenna—the nose, essentially—from one species to another, which blend of pheromones does the moth respond to? The donor ...

dateJan 27, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Earthworms could be a threat to biodiversity

The humble earthworm may be a threat to plant diversity in natural ecosystems, says a study just published by researchers from Université Laval and Université de Sherbrooke. Their work found an association between the presence ...

dateJan 27, 2016 in Ecology
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