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BIOTRACER model tackles Salmonella

Protecting consumers from contaminated foods is one of the most important objectives of the EU. Helping drive this effort is the BIOTRACER ('Improved bio-traceability of unintended microorganisms and their ...

dateMay 24, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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UGA studies explain spread of invasive ladybugs

A University of Georgia researcher studying invasive ladybugs has developed new models that help explain how these insects have spread so quickly and their potential impacts on native species.

dateApr 01, 2011 in Ecology
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Otters on road to recovery in Andalusia

Improved environmental conditions have enabled the otter (Lutra lutra) to spread in Andalusia over the past 20 years. However, the recovery of populations of this mammal has been "relatively" slow, and in some areas the im ...

dateMar 07, 2011 in Ecology
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Evolution by mistake

(PhysOrg.com) -- A major driving force of evolution comes from mistakes made by cells and how organisms cope with the consequences, University of Arizona biologists have found. Their discoveries offer lessons ...

dateJan 24, 2011 in Evolution
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Pelletized manure reduces toxic runoff

There is considerable amount of uncertainty concerning the environmental impacts that animal hormones have on surface water. Higher concentrations of hormones in waterways have been found to cause physiological and sexual ...

dateNov 17, 2010 in Ecology
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