Chimp females who leave home postpone parenthood

Female chimps that lack supportive friends and family wait longer to start having babies, researchers find. An analysis of more than 50 years’ worth of daily records for female…

Mathematician's study of 'swarmalators' could direct future science

How does the Japanese tree frog figure into the latest work of noted mathematician Steven Strogatz? As it turns out, quite prominently. “We had read about these funny frogs…

Drones could help crop management take off, research shows

JACKSON, Tenn. – Unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones, could help farmers determine if their crop is growing satisfactorily, according to a recent study conducted by University…

eDNA tool detects invasive clams before they become a nuisance

When seeking a cure for a disease, early detection is often the key. The same is true for eliminating invasive species. Identifying their presence in a lake before they are…

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How to reduce losses after harvesting vegetables

Agribusiness has grown in leaps and bounds across Kenya over the years. The most common vegetables and fruits grown in Kenya include kale, lettuce, cabbages, potatoes, carrots, onions, cucumber, broccoli, beans, peas, avocado, mangoes, oranges and others. These fruits and…