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Long-Term Plant-Monitoring Program Digitized By Arizona Researchers
2013-04-30 10:04:51

More than a hundred years of growth data on individual plants has been digitized by a team of researchers at the University of Arizona’s Tumamoc Hill. The team has made this data available for study by people around the globe.

2012-06-01 10:10:12

Coral reefs and seashores largely look the way they do because large fish and urchins eat most of the seaweed that might otherwise cover them, but a major new study has found that the greatest impact of all comes from an unexpected quarter – small marine snails.

2012-02-27 10:57:52

Here’s a riddle: What’s the difference between a tick and a lion? The answer used to be that a tick is a parasite and the lion is a predator. But now those definitions don’t seem as secure as they once did.

2009-08-04 09:51:37

Animals and plants communicate with one another in a variety of ways: behavior, body patterns, and even chemistry.

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2009-07-22 15:25:00

Consider the case of the three-spine stickleback. These tiny fish that thrive in oceans and in fresh water might appear to be the same, yet ecologists are finding that they are actually a diverse collection of very specialized individuals.

2009-05-19 09:20:45

A team of researchers, addressing long-standing conflicts in ecology and evolutionary science, has provided key directions for the future of community ecology.


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