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During the winter months, after most of the leaves have fallen, an unusual greenish/gray growth may appear on your trees. I generally receive several phone calls this time of the year from homeowners concerned that a tree has some type of disease.
While popular culture may have conditioned us to think of Neanderthals as mindless meat-eaters, a new study has shown that earlier humans probably ate more plants, tubers and nuts than previously thought.
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Lichens are symbiotic organisms consisting of a fungal partner and one or several algal partners. The association is so close that scientists until 1867 were not aware that lichens actually consist of two different partners.
Olympic swimmers aren't the only ones who change their strokes to escape competitors. To escape from the jaws and claws of predators in cold, viscous water, marine copepods switch from a wave-like swimming stroke to big power strokes, a behavior that has now been revealed thanks to 3-D high-speed digital holography.
Women with higher circulating carotenoid levels are at a reduced risk of breast cancer.
In a fjord in Canada scientists have found a landscape similar to one of Jupiter's icy moons: Europa. It consists of a frozen and sulphurous environment, where sulphur associated with Arctic bacteria offer clues for the upcoming missions in the search for traces of life on Europa.
Large quantities of globally produced plastics end up in the oceans where they represent a growing risk.
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