Species

BERLIN | Scientists create hybrids in race to save rhino sub-species

BERLIN  — Scientists say they’re several steps closer to perfecting a method for saving the northern white rhino from extinction. Writing in the journal Nature Communications, researchers said Wednesday they’ve succeeded in creating embryos using frozen northern white rhino sperm and eggs from a southern white rhino. It’s the first time such hybrid embryos have … Continue reading BERLIN | Scientists create hybrids in race to save rhino sub-species

Robots, high-tech tools join battle against invasive species

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — A robot zaps and vacuums up venomous lionfish in Bermuda. A helicopter pelts Guam’s trees with poison-baited dead mice to fight the voracious brown tree snake. A special boat with giant winglike nets stuns and catches Asian carp in the U.S. Midwest. In the fight against alien animals that invade and overrun … Continue reading Robots, high-tech tools join battle against invasive species