Stories tagged "biology"

Science group acquires student’s biology blog

July 19th, 2010 | by Malamalama Contributor | 1 Comment

Christie Wilcox’ blog, Observations of a Nerd, has been acquired by Seed Media Group’s

Rats’ taste in snails spurs conservation caution

October 6th, 2009 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

Because rats dine on both indigenous snails and the destructive non-native snails they compete with, controlling rats raises conservation concerns.

Male whales like full-figured mates

September 30th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Male humpback whales appear to prefer full-figured mates, according to University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo researcher.

Development returns to evolution theory

February 23rd, 2009 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

“Return of the embryo” and “evo-devo” may sound like sci-fi kitsch, but they are central to new developments in evolutionary thought.

Web Extra: Newcomer butterfly has a light footprint

December 3rd, 2008 | by Jeela Ongley | 2 Comments

Recent reports of a new butterfly discovery heralded the arrival of the butterfly Zizina otis, the Lesser Grass Blue, on Oʻahu.

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