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Invasive fly species continues to move northward

The local discovery of a species of fly not native to the Midwest could have significant implications on forensic investigations involving decomposing remains, according to a forensic biology researcher at Indiana University-Purdue ...

dateJul 02, 2013 in Ecology
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Invasive snails target of USGS environmental DNA study

(Phys.org) —Researchers at the University of Idaho and the U.S. Geological Survey have developed a way to identify New Zealand mudsnail infestations in their earliest stages – using only the small bits of DNA the snails ...

dateJun 20, 2013 in Ecology
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Croaking chorus of Cuban frogs make noisy new neighbors

Human-produced noises from sources such as traffic and trains can substantially impact animals, affecting their ability to communicate, hunt, or even survive. But can the noise made by another animal have the same detrimental ...

dateMay 31, 2013 in Ecology
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Australia set to cull 10,000 wild horses

A controversial cull of up to 10,000 wild horses in Australia's harsh Outback reportedly began Wednesday in a bid to control the feral animals which officials say are destroying the land.

dateMay 22, 2013 in Ecology
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