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Native leech preys on invasive slug?

Citizen science has revealed the spread of the invasive giant slug Limax maximus and its potential native predator in Japan, providing new insights into predator-prey dynamics between introduced prey and native predators.

dateJul 21, 2017 in Ecology
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Citizen science project discovers new brown dwarf

One night three months ago, Rosa Castro finished her dinner, opened her laptop, and uncovered a novel object that was neither planet nor star. Therapist by day and amateur astronomer by night, Castro joined the NASA-funded ...

dateJul 17, 2017 in Astronomy
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Does a candidate's religion matter to voters?

Religion is sometimes used as shorthand to define a political candidate's views—"evangelical" and "antiabortion" may be considered interchangeable. But a new analysis by political scientists at the University of Houston ...

dateJul 12, 2017 in Social Sciences
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