Compromise needed on roads through sensitive wild areas

Compromise solutions must be found when it comes to roads built through sensitive tropical and subtropical areas, say experts writing in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on August 18. While developing nations need to ...

'Affordable housing' for reptiles

Naturally regrowing woodlands in the subtropics can help to reduce declines in Australia's reptiles, scientists have proposed.

New study informs blueberry flavor selection

The University of Florida's (UF) Blueberry Breeding Program has been developing successful blueberry cultivars for more than 60 years. The cultivars released from UF are credited with creating a Florida blueberry industry ...

Fast new test for terrible form of food poisoning

Scientists are reporting development of a fast, reliable new test that could help people avoid a terrible type of food poisoning that comes from eating fish tainted with a difficult-to-detect toxin from marine algae growing ...

Savannas, forests in a battle of the biomes, researchers find

Climate change, land use and other human-driven factors could pit savannas and forests against each other by altering the elements found by Princeton University researchers to stabilize the two. Without this harmony, the ...

Wacky weather could squeeze Florida's citrus season

Citrus growers, beware. Florida winters are getting more extreme, causing plants to flower later and potentially shrinking the growing seasons for some of the state's most vital crops.