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04-23-2024
Bella moths use toxins to deter predators and attract mates
Pyrrolizidine alkaloids, complex and toxic compounds produced by various plant species, have historically posed significant risks to cattle due to their lethal nature. Despite their toxicity and the clear signals from plants that contain these alkaloids discouraging consumption, bella moths (Utetheisa ornatrix) have uniquely adapted to not only consume these substances but also utilize them as a defense mechanism and a means to attract mates. Genetic adaptations of bella moths  In a new study led by the Florida Museum of Natural History, scientists have explored the genetic...
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04-08-2024
Trillions of cicadas set to emerge in historic U.S. invasion
In the coming weeks, the United States is set to...
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04-06-2024
Shipping 'superhighways' helped brown rats conquer North America
In an enthralling journey from the decks of ships to...
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04-06-2024
Warming seas impair octopus vision to a critical extent
When you think of an octopus, you'll likely conjure up...
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04-06-2024
Eco-friendly vegan leather could transform the fashion industry
A remarkable advancement at Imperial College London is redefining the...
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04-06-2024
Common Loons are threatened by climate change and pollution
Have you ever heard the haunting, beautiful cry of the...
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04-06-2024
Saving pollinators like wild bees can boost food supply and income
In the realm of pollination, where the spotlight often shines...
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04-06-2024
Urbanization is a threat to 78% of the world’s bird species
We all know that humans have a significant impact on...
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04-05-2024
Social stress causes human-like depression in prairie voles
We all feel down sometimes, like a rain cloud has...
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04-05-2024
Sea anemones use their 'shyness' to survive heatwaves
A recent study by researchers at the University of Gothenburg...
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04-05-2024
Rusty-patched bumblebees could vanish in the next couple decades
Remember those fuzzy, black and orange bumblebees buzzing around your...
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04-05-2024
Inaudible screams: Amphibians use ultrasound to deter predators
A team of scientists has identified the first documented case...
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04-05-2024
Dinosaurs were not the only animals that grew fast during the Mesozoic
A recent study led by Macalester College in Minnesota has...
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