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MSP awaiting toxicology reports on couple found in swamp - Cadillac News


Cadillac News
CADILLAC — Michigan State Police are still awaiting a toxicology report for one of the people found dead in a Missaukee County swamp in late March. Police dogs found the bodies of Jeff Hurley and Alexandria Foust on Monday, March 26. The couple was ...

Sperm proteins may help understand infertility - BioNews


BioNews
The research, published in the Journal of Cell Biology, found that the sperm of flies lacking centrobin were very fragile, with the sperm head often becoming detached from the tail. Together the two studies suggest that sperm shape, and in particular ...

Biodiversity: What is it and Why Does it Matter? - Island Conservation News


Island Conservation News
Biological diversity, or biodiversity, refers to the variety of life on earth–every individual organism, species, and kingdom, from the smallest spec of bacteria to the enormous whales in our oceans, found at any ecological or geographic scale.

Unknown Contaminant Found In Seabird Eggs

Houston - United States

Researchers found an unidentified organohalogen contaminant in the eggs of Atlantic and Pacific Ocean seabirds. If a marine organism is the source, this would be the first instance of a naturally produced organohalogen accumulating in the eggs of wild birds.

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    Unknown Contaminant Found In Seabird Eggs
    A previously unknown contaminant, similar to PCBs and dioxins, and suspected to be of marine origin, has been found in the eggs of Atlantic and Pacific Ocean seabirds. If a marine organism is proven to be the source, it would be the first instance of a naturally produced organohalogen accumulating in the eggs of wild birds.

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    Fish - Birds - Marine - Biology - Oceanography - Geography - Ecology

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