News tagged with abundant species

Artificial reef in Red sea teems with life

In 2007, an artificial reef designed by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers was placed in the Gulf of Eilat to reduce environmental pressure on the region's natural reef. Now teeming with life, a new study ...

dateAug 20, 2013 in Environment
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Extinct species revival raises hopes, fears

The world's last passenger pigeons perished a century ago. But a Santa Cruz, Calif.-based research project could send them flocking into the skies again, using genetic engineering to restore the once-abundant species and ...

dateJun 05, 2013 in Ecology
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Shocking news about dust grains

(Phys.org)—The ubiquitous clouds of gas and dust found between stars provide the natal material for new stars and planets. These clouds are also dynamic factories that produce many complex molecules thanks to their rich ...

dateJan 07, 2013 in Astronomy
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Belly button bacteria under the microscope

(Phys.org)—Researchers have discovered which bacteria species are most commonly found in our bellybuttons, but have still not discovered what governs which species will be found on which people. These are the first published ...

dateNov 08, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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