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2008-08-02 12:30:00

Research shows how insects use trapped oxygen to breathe underwater.

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2005-02-23 08:09:50

How the Earth adapted to life has much to do with the generation of a stable oxygen atmosphere. But how life adapted to Earth often hinges on whether oxygen is a poison. New research on insect oxygen use highlights the novel ways that life has shaped the Earth, and vice versa.


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