It was probably about as easy to find photos of bears as it is to find research papers about them. Photo by Barbara.
- This week, at Nothing in Biology Makes Sense! Do sloths benefit from carrying around poop-eating moths?
- And, at The Molecular Ecologist: Readers explain their views for and against anonymous peer review.
- Because non-monophylly. Manta rays aren’t a thing anymore.
- Wow. Actually, Americans are pretty strongly agreed on climate change.
- But mostly: big garbage is still garbage. An itemized list of problems with big data.
- With a little help from William Hamilton’s aunt. A look back on the kin selection controversy.
- And training. Reflections on the biology of marathon running.
- Welcome to Global Change. The North American Plains are being converted to farmland like never before—just as farmers in Minnesota are discovering they need irrigation for the first time.
- Makes sense. The gut microbiome of tropical forest ants shifts with their diet.
- Scientists are people too. And people like bears, apparently.