biodiversity

Why lists of worldwide bird species disagree

Data gaps and species similarities may lead to undercounting biodiversity.


Scientists and artists inspire curiosity and STEM learning for kids in custody

Scientists and artists find high levels of engagement and interest in connecting youth in custody to the scientific method and the natural world.


Columns and rows of microscope slides, yellowed with age, containing male and female pairs of lice with descriptions of species, genes, location found, host and more info on their labels.

Discover parasite biodiversity from home

Millions of specimens are sitting in museums all over the world, but a lack of digital records make them hard to find and study. Help biologists discover parasite biodiversity.


Changing forests

In a warming climate, tree communities, particularly in more arid regions, are becoming more drought tolerant primarily through the death of less hardy trees.


U’s Ant Man names 57 species

U entomologist Jack Longino has compiled more than 30 years of work into an ant guide, detailing 234 species of the ant genus Pheidole.