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Biodiversity: Why the extinction crisis isn't as bad as you thought - New Scientist


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You would have to be living under a rock not to have heard about the biodiversity crisis. Since about 1500, expanding human activity has condemned vast numbers of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles to an early grave. Now worries have spread to ...

Human nature? Why ecology is a critical part of city infrastructure - GreenBiz


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Tom Carver, BRINK News executive editor, spoke with Timon McPhearson, associate professor of urban ecology and director of the Urban Systems Lab at The New School, about the fast-emerging field of urban ecology and the importance of treating nature ...

Lectins help social amoeba establish their own microbiome - Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)


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... the amoebas get stressed and respond by getting together, forming first a slug and then a fruiting body consisting of a ball of spores balanced atop a dead stalk,” said corresponding author Dr. Adam Kuspa, professor of biochemistry and molecular ...

Dr. Carver Is Dead; Negro Scientist

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1943 obituary from the New York Times. Registration required.

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