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2011-02-15 07:29:06

Like people in cities, microbes often live in complex communities that contain many different microbial types.

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2011-02-11 08:10:00

When male squid come into contact with a chemical found on the outside of eggs laid by females, they instantly go from swimming along calmly and minding their own business to a state of extreme aggression.

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2011-02-03 14:05:00

Scientists have mapped the genome of the waterflea, revealing the most gene-packed animal characterized to date.

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2010-07-28 12:37:49

Brown-MBL study estimates future greenhouse gas emissions from Brazilian Amazon state.

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2010-07-23 10:35:25

When searching for long-lost treasure, sometimes all you need is a good flashlight.

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2010-06-18 07:45:47

Cost-effective approach could help predict climate change impacts for all marine ecosystems.

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2010-03-04 08:10:00

On the open sand plains of the Caribbean seafloor, where soft-bodied animals are routinely exposed to predators, camouflage can be key to survival.

2010-02-09 08:19:44

The phrase "perk up your ears" made more sense last year after scientists discovered how the quietest sounds are amplified in the cochlea before being transmitted to the brain.

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2010-01-30 08:29:36

Caltech biologist David Anderson and his colleagues identify a brain chemical involved in promoting aggression in flies.

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2010-01-12 08:16:26

On the marine microbial stage, there appears to be a vast, varied group of understudies only too ready to step in when "star" microbes falter.


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