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Achoo! 5 essential reads for pollen season

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation As spring expands across North America, trees, shrubs and flowers are releasing pollen. This fine,...

Planting mixes of flowers around farm fields helps keep bees healthy

Hamutahl Cohen, University of Florida It’s springtime in California, and bees are emerging to feast on flowering fields –...

Why do flowers smell?

Richard L. Harkess, Mississippi State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all...

Figs show that nonnative species can invade ecosystems by forming unexpected...

Jared Bernard, University of Hawaii While surveying the Hawaiian island of Kauai in search of invasive plants in 2017, botanist Kelsey Brock spotted something unusal:...

Tiny treetop flowers foster incredible beetle biodiversity

Caroline S. Chaboo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln The Research Brief is a short take on interesting academic work. The big idea Biologists have long known that rainforest treetops...

Honey bees can’t practice social distancing, so they stay healthy in...

Rachael Bonoan, Providence College and Phil Starks, Tufts University As many states and cities across the U.S. struggle to control COVID-19 transmission, one challenge is...

Honey bees can’t practice social distancing, so they stay healthy in...

Rachael Bonoan, Providence College and Phil Starks, Tufts University As many states and cities across the U.S. struggle to control COVID-19 transmission, one challenge is...

What are Asian giant hornets, and are they really dangerous? 5...

Akito Y Kawahara, University of Florida Editor’s note: According to recent press reports, two Asian giant hornets – a species not known to occur in...

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What the Google gender ‘manifesto’ really says about Silicon Valley

Marie Hicks, University of Wisconsin-Madison Five years ago, Silicon Valley was rocked by a wave of “brogrammer” bad behavior, when overfunded, highly entitled, mostly white...