Ecologist Kevin Jernigan studies how the indigenous Aguaruna of the Peruvian Amazon view ecological relationships between birds
Molecular biologist Bonnie Bassler studies how bacteria communicate using a chemical language, a process known as quorum sensing. The work may help scientists develop new types of antibiotics.
Biologist Mikhail Matz studies how corals evolve. He is hoping to catch evolution in action as corals adapt to the ever-changing ocean environment, which gets warmer and more acidic every year
Engineer John Schmitt is trying to develop legged robots that can easily run over the roughest surfaces. He uses cockroaches and other animals as models for the robot design.
Research entomologists Louis Hesler and Mike Catangui simultaneously discovered specimens of the "lost ladybugs" they were seeking on a scouting expedition to the South Dakota Badlands in June 2008.
Primatologists Brain Hare thinks humans can learn a thing or two from bonobos. One of his recent studies found these apes enjoy sharing, while chimps don't
Ecologists James Elser is advocating for sustainable use of the element phosphorus. This element plays an important role in humans society.
A study finds that warming rates and snow cover decline in Eurasia may be twice what they are in North America.
A University of Arizona ecologist studies how climate change is impacting vegetation in the Sonoran Desert.
Doctoral student in ecology survives earthquake in Haiti to continue her work promoting sustainable tree farming
Biologists Thomas Park studies naked mole rats and has found these strange animals can live long periods without oxygen and are immune to certain types of pain
An astronomer at Lowell Observatory studies how stars form in tiny, "dwarf" galaxies, which may provide insight into the birth of the first starts after the Big Bang.