Parasitic worms sniff out their victims

New research by UCLA’s Elissa Hallem and colleagues, reveals that olfactory preferences in different roundworm species reflect host specificity rather than species relatedness, suggesting that olfaction plays an important role in host location.

Gray wolves may make a comeback in California

The gray wolf, hunted to extinction in California nearly 90 years ago, will be listed under the state’s Endangered Species Act. Robert Wayne, professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, says it’s just a matter of time before wolves establish a pack in the Golden State