Most of us learned back in grade school that mitochondria are the power plants of our cells. These tiny organelles, . . .
In December of last year I dusted off my nice suit, pleasantly learned that I can still tie a tie, . . .
A wise man once said “sometimes you’ve got to go back to actually move forward” (this man was later mocked by . . .
Science recently released a special issue on defaunation, which spanned seven articles detailing the recent decline in animal species diversity . . .
After thousands of years of classifying and categorizing animals, the scientific community has a pretty good handle on most of . . .
Gone are the days of the classical naturalists, those dedicated observers with their leather-bound notebooks, Victorian magnifying glasses and tweed . . .
An article published back in 2008 in Science by Chivian et al. details the discovery of the only known instance . . .
It’s no surprise that climate fluctuations influence the geographic distributions of many species. I myself traded in my heavy winter . . .
In part 1, I mentioned the major findings of The Economist’s issue on biodiversity, specifically regarding the relationship between national . . .
This past September The Economist put out a special report on global biodiversity, detailing its recent decline and the even . . .