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When birds go roaming: The mystery of avian irruptions

Archer Larned, University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Sarah Luttrell, University of Maryland, Baltimore County In North America when the leaves start to fall and...

To fight Zika, let’s genetically modify mosquitoes – the old-fashioned way

Jeffrey Powell, Yale University The near panic caused by the rapid spread of the Zika virus has brought new urgency to the question of how...

Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for work on natural DNA repair

Benjamin Burke, University of Hull The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2015 has been awarded jointly to Sweden’s Tomas Lindahl, USA’s Paul Modrich and Turkish-born...

Life boils down to five ‘rules’ … or so says the...

By James Smith It may sound overly simple, but just five processes can define us as animals: eating, metabolism, reproduction, dispersal and death. They might not...

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Videoconferencing keeps people connected while the coronavirus keeps them inside –...

Elizabeth Stoycheff, Wayne State University If, before COVID-19, you were concerned about all the data that technology companies had about you, just wait. As stay-at-home...