Are whip spiders aficionados of metal?

Whip spiders (Class Arachnida, Order Amblypygi) are fairly large arachnids with lightweight yet strong exoskeletons...

New bioactive peptides from skin of a colombian frog

The search for alternative antibiotics is on, due to widespread resistance to current antibiotics. We will use...

Birds eavesdrop on plant indirect defenses to locate insect preys

We all know that birds have a great vision, right? But what if they could also smell?! We demonstrated that...

Stressed out Salamanders: Effect of habitat availability on salamanders in the Southern Appalachian Mountains

Salamander populations are currently a focus of conservation efforts due to population declines caused by issues...

Bio-Fluorescence on Coral Reefs as a Measure of Reef Health

Fluoroproteins are responsible for bio-fluorescence in nature and are commonly found in coral reefs. Coral reefs...

Where are they hiding? Determining the abundance of rare Appalachian Salamanders

The Southern Appalachian Mountains are know as the "Salamander Capitol of the World." Salamander populations...

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