Renaturing insects in urban backyards

Insects in our environment are unsung heroes. These 'mini-beasts' are often inconspicuous, but they may have a huge impact on the health of ecosystems that sustain humanity.

Females supercharge sperm evolution in animals

Sperm size varies dramatically among different animal species. But why is sperm size so variable when they share the same job—to fertilize eggs? In a new article published in Nature Ecology and Evolution, researchers from ...

18.5 million year old vine fossil identified as new species

An 18.5 million-year-old fossil found in Panama provides evidence of a new species and is the oldest reliable example of a climbing woody vine known as a liana from the soapberry family. The discovery sheds light on the evolution ...

Native American lawmakers seek federal help on Montana bison

Native American lawmakers in Montana on Tuesday called on the Biden administration to help craft a plan to reintroduce wild bison to the landscape in and around Glacier National Park and the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife ...

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