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Personality interactions between animals may dictate outcomes in the wild

Personality interactions between animals may dictate outcomes in the wild

Examining the varying personality types of multiple animal species at once — in addition to common single-species studies — could help biologists better predict ecological outcomes, according to a recent University of Pittsburgh study. By observing the interplay in a common predator-prey system (the jumping spider and the house cricket), a team of Pitt biologists […]

Wetlands could be key in revitalizing acid streams

Wetlands could be key in revitalizing acid streams

A team of University of Texas at Arlington biologists working with the U.S. Geological Survey has found that watershed wetlands can serve as a natural source for the improvement of streams polluted by acid rain. The group, led by associate professor of biology Sophia Passy, also contends that recent increases in the level of organic […]