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Thousands of scientists in the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) are about to lose their jobs as a result of the...
Dyslexia, a learning disability that hinders reading, hasn't been associated with deficits in vision, hearing, or...
Exotic, elusive, and dangerous, snakes have fascinated humankind for millennia. They can be hard to find, yet their...
Researchers have sequenced and analyzed the first two snake genomes, which represent two evolutionary extremes. The...
Snake venoms are remarkably complex mixtures that can stun or kill prey within minutes. But more and more researchers...
At age 30, Dutch biologist Freek Vonk has built up a respectable career as a snake scientist. But in his home country,...
Since arriving on the island of Guam in the 1940s, the brown tree snake ( Boiga irregularis ) has extirpated native...
An animal rights group known as the Nonhuman Rights Project filed lawsuits in three New York courts this week in an...
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SAN DIEGO—How effective are large marine reserves at protecting fish? And what has the impact of rezoning been in Australia's Great Barrier Reef? Science reporter Erik Stokstad sat down with Terry Hughes, a coral reef biologist at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia, and a panelist at a session on the topic here at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (which publishes ScienceNOW). Listen to their conversation here (mp3), and read Erik's full article on the topic here.