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The history of Eurasian wild horses

How Eurasian wild horses from the last glacial period, their living and extinct relatives, and 20th century back-breeds all ended up being called the same thing—and what is really behind that name

dateMay 25, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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ESF lists top 10 new species for 2016

A hominin in the same genus as humans and an ape nicknamed "Laia" that might provide clues to the origin of humans are among the discoveries identified by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) as the ...

dateMay 23, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Catching rice-invading snails in the act

Commonly available eco-friendly plants and materials can be used to trap rice-crop-invading snails in place of chemicals, according to new research in the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science.

dateMay 23, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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