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Cestum Veneris – A Mesmerizing Mystery of the Sea
The ocean is a restless and enigmatic place. Below its surface, the diaphanous comb jelly Cestum veneris or “Venus Girdle'' (from the Greek goddess of love and the word "kestos" meaning girdle), may be found...
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Japanese Joro Spider May Be a Welcome Invader
A Japanese invader is taking hold in the U.S, but it may do more good than harm. The Joro spider is termed an invasive species, as it was introduced to an environment different from its...
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Meet the Lowland Streaked Tenrec of Madagascar
The lowland streaked Tenrec is a peculiar animal that inhabits the eastern region of Madagascar. With an average body length of 5.5 in - the length of a Bic pen - this animal exhibits a...
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Invasive Chinese Snail Threatens Canada’s Lakes and Waterways
An invasive species is one that is introduced to an environment different from its native home, and greatly affects the new ecosystem. Oftentimes they are purposely introduced by man for one purpose or another. Other...
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Novel Vampire Squid and Other Wonders of the Sea
With more than two-thirds of the earth's surface covered by water, the ocean continues to hold an incredible amount of secrets. Since the beginning of civilization, it has acted as a spark for human exploration...
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What Went Wrong With Wheat – Is This Staple Grain Making Us Sick?
With a whopping one in seven adults suffering some degree of sensitivity to wheat, many have explored the factors behind this dietary dilemma and what went wrong with wheat. While some believe it is the...
Nature’s Masterpieces: ‘First Scientifically Credible’ Count of Tree Species Worldwide
By Sellainne Cathry Ten years ago, Jingjing Liang, Professor of quantitative forest ecology at Purdue University in Indiana, US, became inspired by data on Alaska’s trees that he found sitting in a drawer. So he...
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Is Bee Theft Contributing to the Decline in the Honeybee Population?
The honey bee population is on the decline, and maybe not just from mites, disease and environmental toxins. The grocery chain store Giant is missing 60,000 bees from its headquarters in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The bees...
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Worldwide Chemical Pollution Has Exceeded ‘Safe Operating Space’ for Human Life: Study
Production of harmful chemicals has crossed the threshold of “safe operating space” for the human organism, a study released last month concludes.  The report, Outside the Safe Operating Space of the Planetary Boundary for Novel...