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Lodgers on manganese nodules: Sponges promote a high diversity

Fitness & Health: Polymetallic nodules and crusts cover many thousands of square kilometres of the world’s deep-sea floor. They contain…

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Nicotinamide can ‘immunize’ plants to protect from fungal disease

Fitness & Health: Kanazawa, Japan – Fungal diseases in cereal crops cause major economic losses and also threaten human and…

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Combating maritime litter

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Between 1990 and 2015 alone, up to 100 million tons of trash are believed to have entered…

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As a decade of ecosystem restoration kicks off, don’t forget the people

Fitness & Health: With the start of the United Nations’ Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, which runs through 2030, a tremendous…

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Pollution

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: The campaign “Hill Cap Cloud Thuringia 2010 ” (HCCT-2010) was a complex cloud measurement campaign in the…

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Study: Hope for critically endangered gorillas in eastern DRC

Fitness & Health: KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo (June 9, 2021) – A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation…

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Researchers find toxin from maple tree in cow’s milk

Fitness & Health: Cows can pass on the hypoglycin A toxin through their milk, a study by the Martin Luther…

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New marine scale worm species first to provide evidence of male dwarfism

Fitness & Health: In the Kumano Sea, off the southeast coast of Japan, an evolutionary mystery lay in wait. Researchers…

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Substantial carbon dioxide emissions from northern peatlands drained for crop cultivation

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Arctic peatland in Svalbard view more  Credit: Angela Gallego-Sala A new study shows that substantial amounts of…

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Beyond synthetic biology, synthetic ecology boosts health by engineering the environment

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: In a new Nature Communications study, researchers from BU’s Microbiome Initiative discovered that providing microbial communities with…

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