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2010-04-30 06:18:52

Contrary to popular belief, aphids are not just sap-sucking, plant-destroying enemies of agriculture -- in fact, these pests are genetic pioneers that evolved two unique traits.

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2010-01-11 08:59:31

Spanish scientists have described the lichen Phylloblastia fortuita, new to the Iberian Peninsula and to science.

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2009-10-07 09:39:02

Ancient soil biota decreased in size by up to 46 percent during period 55 million years ago.

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2009-08-21 15:45:00

Lichens are the classic example of a symbiotic relationship. Both the fungal and photobiont components of the lichen benefit from the relationship and often are unable to survive without each other.

2009-06-29 13:19:51

A Kansas State University researcher is studying the potential health benefits of a specially bred purple sweet potato because its dominant purple color results in an increased amount of anti-cancer components.

2009-06-10 11:22:49

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2009-02-13 14:26:32

"What you see is what you get" often is the mantra in the highly competitive life of birds, as they use brilliant displays of color to woo females for mating.

2009-01-12 09:42:06

Black raspberries not only taste delicious, and now scientists say they may also help ward off cancer.

2009-01-08 16:22:18

Anthocyanins, a class of flavonoids in black raspberries, inhibited cancer growth in the esophagus of rats, U.S. researchers said. Gary D.

2009-01-08 11:05:00

A study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, identifies components of black raspberries with chemopreventive potential.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.