Galapagos finches take on killer maggots

World / Science & Health May 10, 2014

Galapagos finches take on killer maggots

by Will Dunham

Which nest is best to eliminate a blood-sucking pest? Scientists seeking to help endangered Galapagos Islands birds survive a deadly parasitic threat put that question to the test. Researchers on May 5 described a new method to assist Darwin's finches in combating the larvae of ...