Richmond-based scientist and eScienceInfo founder Dr. Jeya Chelliah explains how viruses can “jump” from wild animals to humans and how we can work to prevent the next pandemic caused by an animal-origin (or “zoonotic”) virus.
Our orange-patterned western hognose snake has an interesting story, but it’s not about the habitat or hunting patterns like you might think. It seems we were mistaken when we assumed our snake was a male.
Happy National Pollinator Week! Animal pollinators are an essential link in agriculture and critical to our food supply. Let’s take a look at some interesting facts about one group of pollinators: Lepidoptera.
Every living thing on this planet is subject to evolution and extinction. The natural evolutionary process dictates the beginning and end of various species. So, what happens when we start to advance our technological capabilities and introduce the process of de-extinction?
2020 has certainly been a tough year so far. Not only have we been dealing with a global pandemic, but now we’re hearing news about MURDER HORNETS! What is going on here? Murder hornets?!? Really?!?