Showing 1-10 of 1546 results

The invisible threat

November 30, 2015

The invisible threat Rising temperatures mean insects can carry viruses such as West Nile to wider areas          

Drosera Magnifica

November 30, 2015

Biologists Discover New Species of Giant Carnivorous Plant CLÁUDIA COLLUCCI FROM SÃO PAULO A new species of giant carnivorous plant has been discovered in eastern Minas Gerais. It is the …

The beauty of pollination

November 27, 2015

  [embedplusvideo height=”451″ width=”750″ editlink=”http://bit.ly/1kVVoKk” standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/MQiszdkOwuU?fs=1&vq=hd720″ vars=”ytid=MQiszdkOwuU&width=750&height=451&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=1&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep4374″ /]   This video was shown at the TED conference in 2011, with scenes from “Wings of Life”, a film about the …

The threat status of Amazonian tree species

November 27, 2015

Estimating the global conservation status of more than 15,000 Amazonian tree species Abstract Estimates of extinction risk for Amazonian plant and animal species are rare and not often incorporated into …

Project 523

November 27, 2015

The secret Maoist Chinese operation that conquered malaria – and won a Nobel Author: Jia-Chen Fu Assistant Professor of Chinese, Emory University 1964 poster: ‘Prevent Malaria and Take Care of People’s …

What plants can you make tea from?

November 27, 2015

What plants can you make tea from? Each plant offers its own flavor, so mix and match to find a blend that’s perfect for you. By: Ali Berman A variety …

The warming of ocean Waters

November 27, 2015

As the Earth enters its third mass bleaching event, will corals survive? Andréa Grottoli, Ohio State University Many corals can’t make it through the bleaching events caused by warming ocean …

Nature’s puzzle

November 26, 2015

Why are autumn leaves mostly yellow in Europe and red in North America? Evolution provides the answer – or, rather, a whole lot of intriguing answers  Nature’s puzzle: autumn foliage …

The Ice Age 'missing link'

November 26, 2015

Education Presented by Stockholm University Photo: Björn Eriksson Swedish researchers find Ice Age ‘missing link’ The Local · 23 Nov 2015, 15:38 As world leaders prepare to meet in Paris …