Researchers are discovering just how vital sea otters are to healthy ecosystems.
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Celebrate these engaging and rebounding animals!
When researchers found fire salamanders in the Netherlands dying at a rapid rate from a skin fungus, they thought the infection looked familiar.
Local researchers, using Academy collections, are tracking the spread of the deadly disease killing amphibians worldwide.
Bats have amazing immunity to disease and are the only mammals that fly. Could the two be intertwined?
Researcher Jack Dumbacher returns to Papua New Guinea each year, always finding something new.
Lightweight, mobile microscopes are not only being used in third world countries to diagnose disease, but also in classrooms to get kids excited about science.
The loss of a species, from beneficial bacteria to charismatic mammals, can be devastating to the planet, and, according to a new study, harmful to human health.