Study Traces Evolution of Acoustic Communication
Jan. 17, 2020
A study tracing acoustic communication across the tree of life of land-living vertebrates reveals that the ability to vocalize goes back hundreds of millions of years, is associated with a nocturnal lifestyle and has remained stable.
Many Plant Species Are Very Rare, Vulnerable to Climate Change
Nov. 21, 2019
New University of Arizona research investigates what proportion of the world’s land plants are exceedingly rare, where they’re found and how location might put them at risk of human development and a changing climate.
Researchers 'Turn on the Lights' Across the Plant Tree of Life
Oct. 22, 2019
In the largest plant genome project to date, an international consortium of researchers generated gene sequences from more than 1,100 species, providing a framework for 1 billion years of green plant evolution.