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Latest Evolutionary ecology Stories

octopus camouflage
2014-08-19 06:56:35

Drawing inspiration from the color-changing capabilities of cephalopod skin, researchers have developed a new camouflage sheet capable of quickly reading its environment and adapting to mimic its surroundings.

Other Plants Survive Harsh Environments With Help From Cushion Plants
2013-02-19 10:09:53

Alpine cushion plants help other plants in harsh mountain environments to survive.

2011-01-30 10:59:17

Ecology drives evolution but new research provides evidence the reverse is also true.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.