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Feast and famine on the abyssal plain

Animals living on the abyssal plain, miles below the ocean surface, don't usually get much to eat. Their main source of food is "marine snow"—a slow drift of mucus, fecal pellets, and body parts—that ...

Nov 11, 2013
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Team finds common bioindicator resistant to insecticides

In a novel study, a University of Oklahoma researcher and collaborators found a common bioindicator, Hyalella azteca, used to test the toxicity of water or sediment was resistant to insecticides used in agricultural areas ...

Oct 28, 2013
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NY US Attorney says $28M in bitcoins seized

The United States Attorney in New York says about $28 million worth of bitcoins have been seized from a man charged with operating a notorious online drug marketplace known as Silk Road.

Oct 26, 2013
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