Rutgers University has conducted the first study showing how many more species of bees are needed to maintain crop yields when a longer-term time frame is considered.This article was originally published on this website.
When it comes to American barn owls, forget spring cleaning.This article was originally published on this website.
Soil nematodes represent a major component of soil communities in terrestrial ecosystems, and play an important role in regulating nutrient cycling and soil health. High-throughput sequencing technology is increasingly used in the study of nematode […]
A research group from Nagoya University in Japan has found that an event that occurs only once every 120 years—the large-scale flowering, seeding, and dying of dwarf bamboo (Sasa borealis)—provides ideal breeding conditions for Japanese […]
Chemists at Umeå University within the MicroBioRefine consortium show that Nordic microalgae that are allowed to grow in salt water both purify this water efficiently and produce valuable compounds, so-called carotenoids. The research results are […]
Biodiversity is increasingly diminished by humanity’s many impacts, one major aspect of which is urbanization. Although there are a lot of studies reporting that urbanization influences wildlife population sizes and distributions, we are only beginning […]
“You’re so smart!”This article was originally published on this website.
Hodgsonia is a small genus of fruit-bearing vines in the family Cucurbitaceae. It consists of only two species, Hodgsonia heteroclita and Hodgsonia macrocarpa. Prof. Cai Citao, founder of the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) of […]
Worldwide, plants emit about 100 million tons of monoterpenes into the atmosphere each year. These volatile organic molecules include many fragrances such as the molecule pinene—known for its pine fresh scent. Since these molecules are […]