Difference within common species may predict the presence of rare animals reported on a new study in the Proceedings of the Royal Society Journal by scientists from the Center for Tropical Research and colleauges from Boston University, Stony Brook, and the Universities of Florida Gainseville, North Carolina, Arizona, Texas, as well as institutions in Ecuador, Spain, and the UK.The study concerns using biological differences to effectively and efficiently assess local biodiversity.

Dr. Beate Ritz
Ritz, professor of epidemiology and environmental health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted Friday in a Huffington Post article about growing concerns over marijuana pesticides.