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Noise Can Alter the Composition of an Ecosystem

Prior posts have reviewed the wide variety of "selection factors" than can drive evolution in a species. Now it appears that noise can alter the makeup of an entire ecosystem. Researchers have found that noise can drive away some species and sometimes encourage others, which in turn can influence...

Having the Right Blend of "Personalities" Can Impact the Survival of the Animal Group

It was not that long ago that anyone who suggested that animals had "personalities" was seen as anthropomorphizing. While that criticism is not without some merit, research has shown that it may not be correct in all or most circumstances. Research is showing that it is not just the meal...