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Biodiversity

Predicting evolution

What survives, thrives and dominates over a thousand generations? The answer might be even more complex than previously thought Aa team of scientists, led by Harvard researchers, has used a new method of DNA "re-barcoding" to track rapid…

What future do emperor penguins face?

Emperor penguins establish their colonies on sea ice under extremely specific conditions. Yet, this ice will gradually melt as the climate warms, depriving these birds of their habitat, food sources, and the capacity to raise their young.…

Larger than life: Augmented ants

The first app of its kind allows users to interact with biodiversity research through augmented realityCredit: OIST An ant the size of a lion isn't as far-fetched as you would think. From as small as a sesame seed to the size…