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12-14-2018
How did humans begin to classify and name all of life on Earth?
In a broad sense, taxonomy is the science of classification...
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12-13-2018
Corn was domesticated more than once in different regions
Scientists at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History are...
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12-10-2018
Biodiversity could suffer if bioenergy crop production grows
Biofuels are often proposed as a solution to help reduce...
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12-10-2018
Catnip may give experts insight into cancer fighting treatments
Researchers at the John Innes Centre are providing new insight...
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12-06-2018
New houseplant can guide itself toward sunlight when necessary
Experts at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have unveiled...
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12-06-2018
New York City is still highly populated with native tree species
A new study by Yale University scientists in collaboration with...
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12-06-2018
Wheat plants can switch chemical defenses to guard against pests
Plants have built-in defense systems that help them cope with...
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12-04-2018
With human interference, local species are replaced by common ones
A new study published December 4th in the journal PLOS...
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12-04-2018
Machine learning will make it easier to identify threatened species
While the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Red...
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12-03-2018
Prescribed burns can help peatlands when managed properly
Researchers at the University of Liverpool are reporting that prescribed...
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12-01-2018
Lighter snowpack can hinder tree growth, limit carbon storage
Snowpack refers to the accumulation of snow over the winter...
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11-30-2018
Climate change could trigger a cascade of extinctions domino effect
A team of experts at the European Commission’s Joint Research...
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