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Native Lizards Evolve to Escape Attacks by Fire Ants

( -- Penn State Assistant Professor of Biology Tracy Langkilde has shown that native fence lizards in the southeastern United States are adapting to potentially fatal invasive fire-ant attacks by developing behaviors ...

dateJan 20, 2009 in
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Water heals a bioplastic

A drop of water self-heals a multiphase polymer derived from the genetic code of squid ring teeth, which may someday extend the life of medical implants, fiber-optic cables and other hard to repair in place objects, according ...

dateSep 01, 2015 in Materials Science
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Food workers should stay home when they are sick

( -- A research article published in the February issue of the Journal of Food Protection presents disturbing findings to consumers, according to a food-safety expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

dateMar 04, 2011 in Health
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