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In a new paper, researchers from Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and Princeton suggest a new technique for finding aliens: look for their city lights.
History and geology, not current ecology, are likely what has made tropical forests so variable from site to site, according to a new study published in the journal Science.
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Recent botanical exploration efforts in the rugged Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia) have increased the known flora of the archipelago by an impressive 20%.