Latest Elena Litchman Stories
While Asian carp, gypsy moths and zebra mussels hog invasive-species headlines, many invisible invaders are altering ecosystems and flourishing outside of the limelight.
Nature inspires technology for an engineer and an ecologist teamed up at Michigan State University.
Tiny creatures at the bottom of the food chain called diatoms suck up nearly a quarter of the atmosphereâ€™s carbon dioxide, yet research by Michigan State University scientists suggests they could become less able to â€œsequesterâ€ that greenhouse gas as the climate warms.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.