Month: February 2020

Science News

For half a century, scientists who have developed models of how ecological communities function have arrived at an unsettling conclusion. Their models’ predictions—seen as classic tenets of community ecology—suggested that mutualistic interactions between species, such as the relationship between plants and pollinators, would lead to unstable ecosystems. Read More

Science News

For more than five years, University of Utah air quality sensors have hitched rides on TRAX light rail trains, scanning air pollution along the train’s Red and Green Lines. Now the study, once a passion project of U researchers, has become a state-funded long-term observatory, with an additional sensor on the Blue Line into Sandy …