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Deep-sea mining and warming trigger stress in a midwater jellies

The deep sea is home to one of the world's largest communities of animals about which we still know very little. Yet it is already subject to a growing number of hum...
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Unearthing how a carnivorous fungus traps and digests worms

A new analysis sheds light on the molecular processes involved when a carnivorous species of fungus known as Arthrobotrys oligosporasenses, traps and consumes a...
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Curators and cavers: How a tip from a citizen scientist led to deep discoveries in Utah’s caves

Scientists from the Natural History Museum of Utah have taken a deep dive into the not-so-distant past thanks to a friendly tip from Utah's caving community. In a pa...
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WhaleVis turns more than a century of whaling data into an interactive map

Even though they're the largest animals on earth, whales remain difficult to track. So experts often turn to historical whaling data to inform current research. A da...
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Feeding dogs raw meat increases the risk of antibiotic-resistant E. coli

Feeding dogs raw (uncooked) meat increases their risk of excreting E. coli that cannot be killed by a widely used antibiotic -- ciprofloxacin -- researcher...
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Bear genes show circadian rhythms even during hibernation

The internal clocks of grizzly bears appear to keep ticking through hibernation, according to a genetic study. This persistence highlights the strong role of circadi...
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Birds set foot near South Pole in Early Cretaceous, Australian tracks show

The discovery of 27 avian footprints on the southern Australia coast -- dating back to the Early Cretaceous when Australia was still connected to Antarctica -- opens...
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Researchers develop comprehensive genetic map for bison, discover gene responsible for albinism

A research team led by scientists from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) has developed the most comprehensive genome y...
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Feral horses and peatland carbon emissions

A ground-breaking new study by RMIT has found carbon emissions from Australian alpine peatlands to be much higher in areas disturbed by feral horses. Peatlands in...
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Southern Alaska’s national forests key to meeting climate, conservation goals

Analyses of U.S. national forests led by Oregon State University scientists shows that increased protections for two Alaskan forests is a key to meeting climate and ...
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