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Turning pathogens against each other to prevent drug resistance

Reported by Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily

Limiting a much-needed resource could pit pathogens against one another and prevent the emergence of drug resistance. New research demonstrates that harnessing competition among pathogens inside a patient could extend the life of existing drugs where resis...
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:28:28 EST

Bacteria development marks new era in cellular design

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Scientists have built a miniature scaffold inside bacteria that can be used to bolster cellular productivity, with implications for the next generation of biofuel production. Because there is a growing need for agricultural or renewable production of biofu...
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:03:55 EST

Cyanobacteria in lakes: Risks linked to loss of diversity

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The composition of cyanobacterial communities in peri-alpine lakes has become increasingly similar over the past century. Climate warming and a period of eutrophication have favored in particular potentially toxic species which can adapt rapidly to environ...
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:28:18 EST

Dolphin, bear studies have paved the way to improved population forecasting

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A new article challenges the validity of current methods for forecasting the persistence of slow-growing species for conservation purposes, and provides a better approach to reducing the threat of extinction....
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:04:44 EST

African deforestation not as great as feared

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The loss of forests in Africa in the past century is substantially less than previously estimated, an analysis of historical records and paleontology evidence shows....
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:04:25 EST

World-first uses satellites, ocean models to explain Antarctic seafloor biodiversity

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In a world-first, a research team has used data collected by satellites and an ocean model to explain and predict biodiversity on the Antarctic seafloor....
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:04:16 EST