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Humans get in the way of mammal movement

Humans modify natural landscapes in a variety of ways, from constructing expansive cityscapes to fencing off otherwise untouched rangeland. A new study, co-authored by biologists at the University of Maryland, describes the ...

dateJan 25, 2018 in Ecology
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Close encounters of the stellar kind

The movements of more than 300 000 stars surveyed by ESA's Gaia satellite reveal that rare close encounters with our sun might disturb the cloud of comets at the far reaches of our solar system, sending some towards Earth ...

dateAug 31, 2017 in Astronomy
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