Biology

Jose Gabriel Martinez-Fonseca

A research team from Northern Arizona University confirmed the presence of the endangered meadow jumping mouse in parts of Arizona and New Mexico. It’s the first regional survey in a decade, and the team is using ink to find the mice.


Kevin Hultine

A new review study explains how climate change will skew the sex ratios of plants. The research team is from Flagstaff. 


Victor O. Leshyk

Climate change scientists know that plants can’t grow larger with extra carbon dioxide unless they also have nitrogen. But a new study coauthored by a Flagstaff ecologist shows fungus can help plants get around that limitation.


USFWS

Fish and frogs swim slower when they’re exposed to pesticides, according to a review study by two Northern Arizona University biologists.


Susannah Porter

Microscopic fossils in the Grand Canyon show evidence of a vampire-like predator that punctured its prey to suck out the innards.


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