Archive: 11/06/2018

Nectar research sheds light on ecological theory

A sticky drop of nectar clinging to the tip of a hummingbird's beak drips into the next flower the bird visits. With that subtle change, the microbes within that drop are now in a new environment, teeming with other microbes. ...

dateJun 11, 2018 in Ecology
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Doing right by the whales

These are not good times for the North Atlantic right whale. Ship strikes and gear entanglement play major roles in the mortality of these highly endangered mammals, which now number fewer than 500. Making matters worse, ...

dateJun 11, 2018 in Plants & Animals
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