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How a zebra lost its stripes: Rapid evolution of the quagga

...ecame extinct about 100 years ago. The pelt from a quagga museum specimen was the subject of tissue sampling...t of DNA and multiple specimens." In the past, the quagga has alternatively been described as a species and a subspecies of the Plains zebra.These researchers...

MIT warns of dumping seafood

...s $1 billion trying to eradicate zebra mussels and quagga mussels and $100 million for green crabs. Invasive species are a problem everywhere in the world. In Southeast Asia, South American apple snails now threaten rice and taro crops. In Ecuador, Asia, Europe and Kenya, Louisiana crayfish are devouring lo...

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(Date:8/19/2014)... rating systems be used in supermarkets to encourage healthier ... sought to answer that very question by tracking the ... Guiding Stars System to rate the nutritional value of ... and Brand Lab,s David Just, PhD, and Brian Wansink ... sales records of over 150 Hannaford Supermarkets in the ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... this week,s Eos: Long-Term Ecological Research and Network-Level Science, ... how a wide range of ecosystems was responding to ... be particularly powerful if it coupled multiple decades of ... long-term experiments and models from dozens of different ecosystem ... is the Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network, which will ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... many parts of the world, leprosy and tuberculosis ... cases of leprosy per year, with nearly all ... currently available century-old vaccine Bacille Calmette-Guerin, or BCG, ... leprosy, so a more potent vaccine is needed ... found a stronger weapon against both diseases., In ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):This week from AGU: Long-term ecological research, predicting cholera outbreaks 2New vaccine shows promise as stronger weapon against both tuberculosis and leprosy 2
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