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March 31, 2013
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Endangered Lemurs’ Genomes Sequenced

Three populations of aye-ayes on Madagascar studied For the first time, the complete genomes of three populations of aye-ayes–a type of lemur–have been sequenced and analyzed. The results of the genome-sequence analyses are published this week in the journal Proceedings … Continue reading

December 29, 2011
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Cockroach Hookup Signal Could Benefit Endangered Woodpecker

A North Carolina State University discovery of the unique chemical composition of a cockroach signal – a “Let’s hook up” sex pheromone emitted by certain female wood cockroaches to entice potential mates – could have far-ranging benefits, including improved conservation … Continue reading

September 1, 2010
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Free as a Bird?

*MU researchers find that man-made development affects bird flight patterns and populations*  COLUMBIA, Mo. – It may seem like birds have the freedom to fly wherever they like, but researchers at the University of Missouri have shown that what’s on … Continue reading