invasive species

Salmon (Photo by Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

DNA Tool Helping Biologists Find Elusive Or Invasive Species

When salmon, salamanders or other aquatic animals shed skin cells, they leave behind traces of their DNA in the water, like clues left behind at a crime scene.

03/03/2015

Japanese Beetles (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Smart Phone App Will Help Blow Whistle On Invasive Species

A scientist has developed a smart phone application to help keep track of invasive species.

02/24/2015

Tiger Prawn in a fish farm in Thailand (Photo credit: ROMEO GACAD / AFP / Getty Images)

Though Tasty, Gulf’s ‘Alien’ Shrimp Pose Disease Concern

It could be a plot line from a B-grade movie complete with men in rubber monster suits, grainy black and white film, and Fay Wray screaming in horror. However, it’s actually happening — with shrimp.

12/30/2011