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The discovery raises hopes that chimps can adapt to threats such as climate change.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

Researchers discover hot spot off the coast of Italy with up to 1.9 million pieces of plastic per square meter.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

New research suggests that national monument designations have not harmed local economies, and in some ways they may have helped.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Image shows a robotic fish mid-frame, with three mosquitofish swimming nearby.

A mechanical predator could stress an invasive species of freshwater fish to the point that they may reproduce less.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Some poison frogs have become used to the warmer temperatures caused by climate change and deforestation, but they’re nearing their limit.

Sofie Bates, Contributor

A hand is using tweezers to hold a tube labeled "Giant Panda" above a container of frozen test tub

Researchers are freezing cell samples with liquid nitrogen to keep biodiversity alive. Could this be the best way to conserve species for the future? 

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Study suggests tourists' photos can yield better, cheaper data than traditional methods for studying wildlife.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

New research shows how decommissioned oil rigs can become home to an abundance of fish and invertebrates.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Picture of a person's hand holding the processed wood, which has turned bright white.

Researchers have modified wood not only to make it stronger but to make it capable of cool itselfing, which may lead to energy savings.

Bailey Bedford, Contributor

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