News: Biodiversity and Sustainability
Read the latest news from the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin
Corals Are Already Adapting to Global Warming, Scientists Say
Some coral populations already have genetic variants necessary to tolerate warm ocean waters, and humans can help to spread these genes, a team of scientists...
2015 Summer Blockbusters: Meet Our Science Truth Detector
With summer movie season in full swing, cinema-goers are leaving theaters with one big question in mind: “Wait, could that really happen?”
Florida Lizards Evolve Rapidly, Within 15 Years and 20 Generations
Competition between brown and green anoles for the same food and space may be driving adaptations of the green anoles
Crazy Ants Dominate Fire Ants by Neutralizing Their Venom
It’s the first known example of an insect with the ability to detoxify another insect’s venom.
Texas Invasive Species Program Established at Brackenridge Field Lab
To combat and manage pesky invasive species such as fire ants, tawny crazy ants and Cactoblastis moths, the Texas Invasive Species Program has been established...