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The rise and fall of bees - The Economist


The Economist
A decade ago, stories of “colony collapse disorder” and crashing bee populations led to predictions of imminent ecological disaster. When the “beepocalypse” failed to materialise, humanity lost interest, but the insects' problems persist. Mr Hanson ...

'Special report: The evolution of the electric bus' by Automotive World - Automotive World (press release)


Automotive World (press release)
Automotive World has published a new report, 'Special report: The evolution of the electric bus', which considers the role of electrification in this most common of public transportation solutions. From smooth silent motion to the ability to operate ...

Defining Interacting Regulatory Genes That Define Cell Subtypes - Technology Networks


Technology Networks
“The method has great potential for regenerative medicine when it comes to replacing cell subpopulations that have been lost in the course of disease, for example,” explains Prof. Dr Antonio del Sol, head of the Computational Biology group of 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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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. Article from Archaeology.

Family Hylidae (New World Tree Frogs)
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Background information from the Animal Diversity Web on the tree frog family.

NATURE: Lost World of the Holy Land
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Looks at the vigorous and inventive Israeli and Arab conservation programs underway to stabilize and restore endangered animal populations in the Middle East.

'Hobbit' Joins Human Family Tree
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BBC News reports that the discovery of remains belonging to a tiny species of ancient human has been hailed as one of the most sensational finds of its type in decades.

National Geographic: Documentary Redraws Humans' Family Tree
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Geneticist Spencer Wells claims that all humans alive today are descended from a single man who lived in Africa around 60,000 years ago, in the Journey of Man documentary.

Family Erethizontidae (New World Porcupines)
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Description of this family of rodents, consisting of four genera and twelve species found in the Americas.

Taman Safari Indonesia
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Zoo and conservation theme park.

Taman Safari Indonesia
Canada

A conservation center and national tourism site. Find visitor information, park map, conservation programs, and articles.

Indonesia Oceanic Cetacean Program
Australia

Includes visual and acoustic surveys, identifications of sensitive marine areas and ocean conservation initiatives.

Lost Wetlands
United States

A study of the loss, and containment of, the coastal wetland habitat along Louisiana's coast.