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Southeastern US herbaria digitize three million specimens, now freely available online

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Scientists can use DNA preserved in herbarium specimens, like this red trillium (Trillium erectum) collected almost 100…

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The impact of climate change on Kenya’s Tana river basin

Fitness & Health: Many species within Kenya’s Tana River Basin will be unable to survive if global temperatures continue to…

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Researchers surprised to find bacterial parasites behind rise of ‘super bugs’

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Professor of microbiology and molecular genetics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. view more  Credit: Vaughn Cooper…

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Male dragonflies lose their ‘bling’ in hotter climates

Fitness & Health: A study published the week of July 5 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…

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Seabird colony creates ‘halo’ of depleted fish stocks

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Ascension frigate view more  Credit: Sam Weber A vast seabird colony on Ascension Island creates a “halo”…

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Better predicting how plants and animals will weather climate extremes

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Trees and other organisms facing air or water flow will experience forces that could bend, break, or…

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AI used to predict unknown links between viruses and mammals

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Networks of observed and predicted associations between wild and semi-domesticated mammalian hosts and known virus species. view…

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More intense predation in the tropics can limit marine invasions

Fitness & Health: Night and day, oil tankers, yachts and cargo ships stacked with shipping containers ply the 80-kilometer (50-mile)…

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Water vole genome will help boost conservation of one of UK’s most endangered mammals

Fitness & Health: A new tool to help conserve one of the UK’s most threatened mammals has been released today,…

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Coincidence? I think so: researchers use phylogenetics to untangle convergent adaptation in birds

Fitness & Health: Researchers from Skoltech and their colleagues have shown that adaptation to similar environments hardly involves similar genomic…

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