disease

Seeking the origin of white-nose syndrome

December 14, 2017

While researchers still struggle to find precisely where the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome in North American bats originated, scientists recently found a ...

Bees Have Ways of Self-Medicating

September 18, 2015

It seems to make sense that chemicals such as alkaloids would be found in stems and leaves of plants and flowers as a way to deter potential herbivores. But it has ...

Disease in Individuals Affects Families

July 17, 2015

A new study suggests that in wildlife populations, when one animal is infected, other individuals are more negatively impacted than the infected animal, itself. ...