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An Open Science plan: Wikidata for Research

Wikidata is to databases what Wikipedia is to encyclopedias - the free version that anyone can edit. Both aim to share "the sum of all human knowledge" across the world in a multitude of languages, and while Wikidata is younger ...

dateDec 22, 2015 in Other
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Fighting decline of pollinators in Europe

Pollination is crucial to providing food security with 84% of European crops benefitting, at least in part, from insect pollination and 78% of temperate wildflowers needing biotic pollination. An estimated ~10% of the total ...

dateFeb 19, 2015 in Ecology
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Tramp ant caught globetrotting under false name

A century-old mystery surrounding the origin of an invasive ant species was recently solved by an international team of scientists. Since 1893, when it was first discovered as an invasive species in the Canary Islands, entomologists ...

dateDec 14, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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