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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:4/18/2014)... researchers have published soil organic carbon sequestration rates. ... organic carbon can be sequestered by simply switching from ... there is a growing body of research with evidence ... cover crops, small grains, and forages may not be ... , "Some studies have shown that both moldboard and ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Durham, NC Seeds that sprout as soon as they,re ... plants need to be more careful. In the wild, a ... rainy day would risk disaster. More than just an insurance ... out that seed dormancy has long-term advantages too: Plants ... give rise to more species, finds in a team of ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... led by a University of California, Riverside professor of ... Department of Defense grant to uncover fundamental design rules ... predictable design of light-weight, tough and strong advanced materials ... and animals, including the mantis shrimp, toucan and bamboo. ... over millions of years and coming up with design ...
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