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2014-04-09 16:06:13

What happens when physicists play (using mathematical instruments) with the genetics of populations?

2012-03-27 20:34:57

Concluding a four-year global consultation, international experts have agreed on key efforts needed to reduce the on-going loss of biodiversity and associated ecosystem services.

Diverse Ecosystems Are Crucial Climate Change Buffer
2012-01-13 04:37:10

Preserving diverse plant life will be crucial to buffer the negative effects of climate change and desertification in the world's drylands, according to a new landmark study.

2011-10-28 04:22:16

Earth losing species more rapidly than scientists can understand the roles they play.

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2010-12-17 09:52:36

Discoveries spanning five continents and three oceans cap the United Nations' International Year of Biodiversity.

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2010-11-29 11:37:49

Amazonia's huge biodiversity originated with the formation of the Andes and, as such, dates back further than previously realized, claims an article written by an international research group, headed by a researcher from the University of Gothenburg, published in the journal Science.

2010-10-06 11:22:37

Scientists will investigate forest change, marine viruses, honey bees, stream biodiversity, evolutionary history.

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2008-11-18 10:39:41

Marginal plants, particularly trees, play a crucial role in sustaining the biodiversity of Europe's big river systems, according to a recently held workshop organized by the European Science Foundation (ESF).


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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