CSI Tromsø: Where Forensics meets Vikings

  CSI Tromsø: Where Forensics meets Vikings   Posted August 22, 2018 by post-info Insect remains have their own tale to tell in the mystery that surrounds the Øsknes Viking burial boat, as Eva Pangiotakopulu

Native invaders: a chink in the armour of ecological policy?

0000-0002-8715-2896 Native invaders: a chink in the armour of ecological policy?   post-info Invasive species are widely recognised as a major threat to the functioning of ecosystems and conservation of wildlife in the 21st century.

Addressing healthcare needs of women and mothers to ensure a healthy future

Addressing healthcare needs of women and mothers to ensure a healthy future   post-info The first National Women’s Day was observed in the United States on February 28th 1909 in honour of the garment worker’s

Taking a piece of home with you: Farming fungi in a new Azteca ant colony

0000-0002-8715-2896 Taking a piece of home with you: Farming fungi in a new Azteca ant colony   Posted February 22, 2018 by post-info Moving to a new home is usually accompanied with a long to-do

What’s Warming the Cold-Blooded Iguana?

iguana-head-arteries-1024x625AddThis Sharing Buttons above Now that dinosaurs no longer roam the Earth, scientists use modern animals to understand how their ancient ancestors reproduced, walked, and even how they regulated their body temperature. While researchers continue

On the 12 Days of Science, PLOS ONE Gave to Me…

partridge-2It’s starting to get colder in San Francisco, and the year-end holidays are soon to be upon us. This has made all of us on the PLOS ONE team excited to spend some time with

A New Fossil Lace Bug with Unusual Antennae Joins the “Big” Club

14844446691_a415feb8d1_b-1024x731Have you ever seen a lace bug? Don’t let their pretty name fool you—even though they’re dainty as a doily, they’re tough little bugs. You may have encountered lace bugs in your garden or on

Does Size Matter? Jellyfish Venom Capsule Length Association with Pain

Since the PLOS San Francisco office is a quick car ride from the Monterey Bay Aquarium, so many of us at PLOS have been captivated by jellyfish movements. They are simply mesmerizing to watch as they travel through the water. … Continue reading »

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Printing the Past: Putting a Prehistoric Mystery Lizard Back Together Again

The size, shape, and solidity of an egg can tell us a lot, but until we can see inside, there is still an opportunity for surprise. Unfortunately, when you have an ancient fossilized lizard egg, you can’t just crack it … Continue reading »

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The Nose Knows: Oriental Honey Buzzards Use Nose and Eyes to Forage for Sweet Treats

Winnie the…Buzzard? The Oriental honey buzzard Pernis orientalis feeds primarily on honey and bee or wasp larvae. But how do they find their food? In the winter, thousands of Oriental honey buzzards migrate to Taiwan to forage. These migrating honey … Continue reading »

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