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Butterfly gardens offer some hope for pollinators

Butterflies will use gardens planted to attract them, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. But the researchers cautioned that butterfly gardens can sometimes have a downside by exposing caterpillars to ...

dateFeb 15, 2018 in Ecology
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One big problem with recycling and biofuel

Researchers from Karolinska Institutet have developed a quick and non-destructive method to map the carbohydrates of plant matter. By making composition analysis more easy and accessible, this method will help to understand ...

dateFeb 15, 2018 in Biotechnology
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Rapid evolution of a calcareous microalgae

When simulating future environmental conditions, researchers confront a problem: Laboratory experiments are easy to control and to reproduce, but are insufficient to mimic the complexity of natural ecosystems. In contrast, ...

dateFeb 15, 2018 in Ecology
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