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Ear infections discovered in remains of humans living in Levant 15,000 years ago

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Researchers have discovered evidence of ear infections in the skull remains of humans living in the Levant some 15,000 years ago....
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  • On: Wed, 27 May 2020 15:02 EDT

Patterns in crop data reveal new insight about plants and their environments

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A new study unearthed patterns in datasets collected on rice plants across Asia that allowed researchers to develop a matrix to predict the traits of rice plants depending on their genetics and environment. The approach could lead to better predictability ...
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Wed, 27 May 2020 12:34 EDT

In chimpanzees, females contribute to the protection of the territory

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Researchers have extensively studied several neighboring groups of western chimpanzees and their findings reveal that females and even the entire group may play a more important role in between-group competition than previously thought. They found that eve...
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  • On: Wed, 27 May 2020 12:33 EDT

Fishing less could be a win for both lobstermen and endangered whales

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A new study found that New England's historic lobster fishery may turn a higher profit by operating with less gear in the water and a shorter season....
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  • On: Wed, 27 May 2020 12:33 EDT

Mouse model mimics SARS-CoV-2 infection in humans

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A mouse model of infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) reproduces features observed in human patients, researchers report....
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  • On: Wed, 27 May 2020 12:33 EDT

Superworms digest plastic, with help from their bacterial sidekicks

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Resembling giant mealworms, superworms (Zophobas atratus) are beetle larvae that are often sold in pet stores as feed for reptiles, fish and birds. In addition to their relatively large size (about 2 inches long), these worms have another superpower: They ...
  • By: Plants & Animals News -- ScienceDaily
  • On: Wed, 27 May 2020 10:50 EDT