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Monk parakeets invade Mexico

Thanks to the international pet trade, populations of exotic animals are popping up in unexpected places worldwide. One of these successful invaders is the monk parakeet: a small, green parrot native to South America that ...

dateSep 19, 2017 in Ecology
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Modelling a city's minuscule changes

By using 3D models, computational scientists can create precise, static representations of a city. However, cities, much like living things, are almost always in motion. Major construction projects—from new buildings to ...

dateSep 15, 2017 in Engineering
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Image: Syracuse, Italy

The province of Syracuse on the southeastern coast of the Italian island of Sicily is pictured in this image from the Sentinel-2A satellite.

dateSep 15, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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