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How will climate change impact leaf fall?
USGS scientists are studying how autumn leaf fall may be impacted by climate change. Read more…
Perfect focus through thick layers: Better vision for medicine?
In a first-of-its-kind demonstration, published today in the Optical Society's new journal Optica, a team of researchers has developed a powerful technique to focus laser light through even the murkiest of surroundings. Read more…
New hope against glioblastoma: Anti-psychotic medications
Researchers have discovered FDA-approved anti-psychotic drugs have tumor-killing activity against the most aggressive form of primary brain cancer, glioblastoma. Full article >>
Sea turtles: Legal harvest tops 42,000 a year
A new study has found that 42 countries or territories around the world permit the harvest of sea turtles – and estimates that more than 42,000 turtles are caught each year by these fisheries. Full article >>
Palau's reefs: Surprisingly resistant to acid water
Marine scientists working on the coral reefs of Palau have made two unexpected discoveries that could provide insight into corals' resistance and resilience to ocean acidification. Full article >>
Southern Right Whales: Dying in Argentine Patagonia
Right whales that use Península Valdés, Argentina as a nursery ground have suffered the largest mortality event ever recorded.
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A new predator expanding its range
The coywolf, also known as the Red Wolf or Eastern Coyote, is more aggressive than a coyote and more adaptable than a wolf. And now it's moving into big eastern cities like Toronto and New York. Read more …
Recent biology articles for kids:
What do elephants eat?
Read about the foods elephants eat. Full article >>
Giraffe habitat — Where giraffes live. Full article >>
About zebras — Zebra habitat and distribution. Full article >>
Where lions live — Lion habitat and distribution. Full article >>
The foods kangaroos eat — About kangaroo diet. Full article >>
Snake food — What snakes eat and how they eat it. Full article >>
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