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September 14, 2014
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Exotische Beute

Neben klimatischen Entwicklungen zählt der Einfluss invasiver Arten aus der Tier- und Pflanzenwelt zu den wichtigsten Ursachen für den globalen Wandel. Dr. Anita Juen untersucht die Auswirkungen der Ankunft eines asiatischen Regenwurms auf Räuber-Beute-Beziehungen in einem der ältesten Wälder der … Continue reading

December 5, 2013
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Culling vampire bats to stem rabies in Latin America can backfire

ANN ARBOR — Culling vampire bat colonies to stem the transmission of rabies in Latin America does little to slow the spread of the virus and could even have the reverse effect, according to University of Michigan researchers and their … Continue reading

April 15, 2013
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Scientists Reveal Quirky Feature of Lyme Disease Bacteria

Unlike most organisms, they don’t need iron, but they crave manganese Scientists have confirmed that the pathogen that causes Lyme Disease—unlike any other known organism—can exist without iron, a metal that all other life needs to make proteins and enzymes. … Continue reading

April 1, 2013
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New Study Reveals How Sensitive U.S. East Coast Regions May Be to Ocean Acidification

A continental-scale chemical survey in the waters of the eastern U.S. and Gulf of Mexico is helping researchers determine how distinct bodies of water will resist changes in acidity. The study, which measures varying levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) and … Continue reading

March 26, 2012
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Flock Talk: Bird Vocalization Research Could Improve Poultry Production, Lower Costs

Chickens can’t speak, but they can definitely make themselves heard. Most people who have visited a poultry farm will recall chicken vocalization – the technical term for clucking and squawking – as a memorable part of the experience. Researchers now … Continue reading

May 14, 2011
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Clouds, a Weapon Against Climate Change?

*University of Georgia researchers define a missing link in how clouds are formed* Some clouds cool the earth. But how are these clouds formed? How does the chemistry of the ocean affect their formation? Is this process affected by climate … Continue reading

June 6, 2010
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Coffee Protects Body from Cancer and Slows Down Aging

Here are some facts about coffee:  Fact 1. Coffee can be good for you