PLOS Ecology Contributing Editor Mary Bates is a freelance science writer based in Boston. She has written for such publications as National Geographic News, New Scientist, and IEEE Pulse magazine. Mary received her PhD in psychology studying bat echolocation at Brown University.
Invasive lionfish in the Caribbean Sea are preying on fish species that scientists have not even described yet. Researchers from the University of Washington and Smithsonian Institution recorded video of a lionfish preying upon a