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Diversity of nature formulated

We humans are affecting nature to a greater and greater degree and this is contributing to the reduction of biodiversity globally. To better assess the consequences requires a better understanding of the environmental conditions ...

dateFeb 01, 2016 in Other
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Access to electricity is linked to reduced sleep

Blame smartphone alerts, constant connectivity and a deluge of media for our society's sleep deprivation. But the root cause of why we get less sleep now than our ancestors did could come down to a much simpler reason: artificial ...

dateJun 19, 2015 in Other
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Ancestral background can be determined by fingerprints

A proof-of-concept study finds that it is possible to identify an individual's ancestral background based on his or her fingerprint characteristics – a discovery with significant applications for law enforcement and anthropological ...

dateSep 28, 2015 in Other
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Buzz about natural fly insecticide

The University of Queensland and Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries researchers have developed a clean and safe insecticide to combat nuisance flies in cattle feedlots, using spores of a naturally occurring ...

dateJan 21, 2016 in Other
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