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Team studies DNA of tigers

Tigers - they are some of nature's most beautiful, deadly and endangered species. In fact, living tigers are severely endangered in fragmented geographic areas across Asia - some reports show their numbers ...

dateMar 20, 2015 in Ecology
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Green sea turtles recover in Florida, Mexico

Long considered an endangered species, green sea turtles in Florida and Mexico have bounced back and officials said Friday they are seeking to change the turtles' protected status to "threatened."

dateMar 20, 2015 in Ecology
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New technologies for getting the most out of semen

For in vitro fertilization and other assisted reproductive technologies, selecting the healthiest and best swimming sperm from a sample of semen can dramatically increase success. Microfluidics—micro-scale technologies ...

dateMar 19, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Farming a threat to endangered Chinese giant salamander

Researchers from ZSL and the Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, surveyed 43 farms in China and worked with the Shaanxi Province Fisheries Office to investigate the Chinese giant salamander farming industry. They found that, ...

dateMar 12, 2015 in Ecology
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Science nabs illegal ivory sellers

A Toronto-based company has been convicted of selling illegal ivory in the first case to use a technique for dating ivory developed by a scientist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in collaboration ...

dateMar 09, 2015 in Analytical Chemistry
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