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Dr Peter Wilkie: Botanic Garden fighting to save the rainforest from the scorched earth of human activity - The Scotsman


The Scotsman
Recognised as a major provider of biodiversity expertise, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) has been invited this month to join a workshop in Indonesia hosted by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). The task: to develop a programme ...

Our beautiful planet: Indonesia's Mount Rinjani - Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle
Just this month, Mount Sinabung, a volcano on the island of Sumatra, erupted, blowing away much of the mountain's summit. No one was injured. Mount Sinabung erupts (Reuters/Antara Foto/Maz Yons). Ash from Mount Sinabung rose to around 5000 meters when ...

Anti-Infliximab Antibodies Can Guide Treatment Intensification in Patients With CD - The Center for Biosimilars


The Center for Biosimilars
A study published in Alimentary Pharmacology Therapeutics in December 2017 compared the outcomes, pharmacokinetics, and immunogenicity of treatment intensification strategies in patients with Crohn disease (CD) who have lost clinical response to the ...

Indonesia's Lost World: Shaking Up the Family Tree

Fremont - United States

Overview of the archaeological discovery that revealed until at least 13,000 to 12,000 years ago modern humans shared this planet with a totally different species of human being, Homo floresiensis.

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    Indonesia's Lost World: Shaking Up the Family Tree
    New discoveries on the Indonesian island of Flores are revealing that until at least 13,000 to 12,000 years ago, modern humans shared this planet with a different human species.

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Description of this family of rodents, consisting of four genera and twelve species found in the Americas.

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Zoo and conservation theme park.

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