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Million people urge Bayer to stop bee-killer pesticides

German agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer was presented Friday with a petition of more than one million signatures urging it to stop manufacturing pesticides that are blamed for the decline in the world's bee populations.

dateApr 29, 2016 in Ecology
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A cell senses its own curves

Can a cell sense its own shape? Working in the Marine Biological Laboratory's Whitman Center, scientists from Dartmouth College developed an ingenious experiment to ask this question. Their conclusion - Yes - is detailed ...

dateApr 28, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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