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India's tiger population jumps

India, home to most of the world's wild tigers, on Tuesday reported a 30 percent jump in numbers over four years in a rare piece of good news for conservationists.

dateJan 20, 2015 in Ecology
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Wildlife loss in the global ocean

Over the past 500 years, approximately 500 land-based animal species have gone the way of the dodo, becoming extinct as a result of human activity. In the ocean, where scientists count only 15 or so such ...

dateJan 15, 2015 in Environment
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How bacteria control their size

Scientists have traditionally studied bacteria in large numbers, not individually. Working with tens of millions of cells in a culture flask, they tracked their growth by looking at how much the cells dimmed ...

dateJan 05, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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