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05-26-2022
Number of endangered reptiles is much greater than estimated
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) compiles the Red List of Threatened Species, the most comprehensive assessment of the extinction risk of species. This list informs conservation policy around the world.  The process for categorizing species however, is laborious and dependent on human experts which often leads to bias. Because of this, many species have never been evaluated, which has caused gaps in protective measures for potential species at risk.  A new study presents a machine learning tool to resolve this challenge by assessing extinction...
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12-04-2016
Shorebird parents show not all families look alike
Not all shorebird parents handle their family responsibilities the same...
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12-03-2016
Archaeologists uncover ancient Egyptian pet cemetery
Archaeologists have uncovered a surprisingly modern find in the excavation...
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12-03-2016
Chimpanzees help us get to the bottom of face processing
Chimpanzees appear to recognize rear ends with as much ease...
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12-01-2016
Tundra beetle adds to evidence Antarctica wasn't always frozen
A new species of tundra beetle has been found in...
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11-30-2016
Black-footed ferrets make themselves at home in Colorado
Counting ferrets sounds like the kind of job an animal...
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11-29-2016
Alaska biologists investigate mystery of disappearing caribou
Alaska has a new mystery that has some scientists stumped:...
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11-29-2016
Tech solutions emerge to fight overfishing, labor abuse at sea
For decades, fishing boats have used technology to track schools...
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11-28-2016
Saltmarsh sparrow may be extinct within 50 years
It has been 85 years since the last time a...
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11-28-2016
Fossilized footprints help tell story of rise of reptiles
Long before dinosaurs roamed the Earth, amphibians may have been...
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11-28-2016
Scientists seek to solve mystery of Scotland's dying seals
In Scotland, a mysterious illness has led to a depressing...
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11-27-2016
Australasian marsupials survived ancient climate change
Australasian marsupials survived ancient climate change, but may not survive...
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11-26-2016
Cat tongues inspire ideas for new innovations
Some innovators are finding animal inspiration – not from nature,...
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