Conservation News

Bee library to map DNA for 100 species

Researchers are collaborating to sequence genomes for as many bee species in the United States as they can, including many that are facing declines. The project, dubbed Beenome100, will be made public for other researchers

Dana Kobilinsky

Genes play a role in warbler migration

For golden-winged and blue-winged warblers, where they go when they migrate south is in their genes, researchers found. “These small songbirds don’t really have a trainer or a navigator,” said David Toews, an assistant professor