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Study finds flies are key to pollination

Flies play an important role as pollinators and should no longer be neglected in pollination studies, according to a new study led by University of Bristol researchers, published in the Proceedings of th ...

Mar 25, 2015
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Manganese speeds up honey bees

Asked to name one way people have changed the environment, many people would probably say "global warming." But that's really just the start of it.

Mar 24, 2015
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Mission studies the Sun in soft X-rays

At any given moment, our sun emits a range of light waves far more expansive than what our eyes alone can see: from visible light to extreme ultraviolet to soft and hard X-rays. Different wavelengths can ...

Mar 24, 2015
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