June 2018

Ants Provide Clues to Why Biodiversity is Higher in the Tropics

Ants Provide Clues to Why Biodiversity is Higher in the Tropics

New global data of invertebrate distributions suggests time holds key to species diversity

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A Vital Pause: Neurons in the Brain’s Striatum May Help Regulate Response to Unexpected Stimuli

Using light to control the activity of a specific group of nerve cells, OIST researchers have revealed a possible brain mechanism for responding to surprising or important cues

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Coral Farming to Help Restore Dying Reefs

Hope in the water as fishery-biology partnership makes progress for Okinawa coral recovery.

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Symbiotic Plankton: Providers or Parasites?

New research points to a possible mutually beneficial relationship between photosynthetic algae and their planktonic hosts.

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