How do temperature and competition affect true fruit flies and their natural enemies?

True fruit flies (Tephritidae) have an economic impact of hundreds of millions (USD) in the USA alone. They...

How do roots vary? An exploration of root functional traits across an environmental gradient in Hainan, China

Roots are an important, yet understudied, part of tropical forests. We need to better understand how roots vary...

Conservation genomics: Saving the fastest land mammal

The cheetah is currently classified as vulnerable to extinction; it faces a myriad of threats primarily as a...

Life after lava: Genetic analysis on a Hawaiian endemic to infer disturbance succession related to climate change

Dubautia scabra is a native plant on the Hawaiian islands, and is the first flowering plant on new lava flows...

Paphiopedilum acmodontum conservation and orchid species diversity study in Negros Island, Philippines

A preliminary result from last week's exploration revealed a number of species from the family Orchidaceae that...

Crowdfund My Postdoc! Lionfish, Galapagos Sharks, and the Endemic Hogmouth Fry.

Lionfish fit the definition of invasive species perfectly: they were introduced by humans to the Atlantic where...

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