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Northern Daily Leader
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseasesMosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal.
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseases
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 22 hours ago
Mosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal. The World Health Organisation has declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be a global health emergency, suspecting a strong causal link between it and thousands of... Read more
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The Young Witness
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseasesMosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal.
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseases
The Young Witness / Posted 22 hours ago
Mosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal. The World Health Organisation has declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be a global health emergency, suspecting a strong causal link between it and thousands of... Read more
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Western Advocate
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseasesMosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal.
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseases
Western Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
Mosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal. The World Health Organisation has declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be a global health emergency, suspecting a strong causal link between it and thousands of... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseasesMosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal.
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseases
Kiama Independent / Posted 22 hours ago
Mosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal. The World Health Organisation has declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be a global health emergency, suspecting a strong causal link between it and thousands of... Read more
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Manning River Times
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseasesMosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal.
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseases
Manning River Times / Posted 22 hours ago
Mosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal. The World Health Organisation has declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be a global health emergency, suspecting a strong causal link between it and thousands of... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseasesMosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal.
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseases
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 22 hours ago
Mosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal. The World Health Organisation has declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be a global health emergency, suspecting a strong causal link between it and thousands of... Read more
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The North West Star
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseasesMosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal.
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseases
The North West Star / Posted 22 hours ago
Mosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal. The World Health Organisation has declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be a global health emergency, suspecting a strong causal link between it and thousands of... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseasesMosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal.
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseases
Daily Liberal / Posted 22 hours ago
Mosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal. The World Health Organisation has declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be a global health emergency, suspecting a strong causal link between it and thousands of... Read more
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The Border Mail
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseasesMosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal.
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseases
The Border Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
Mosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal. The World Health Organisation has declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be a global health emergency, suspecting a strong causal link between it and thousands of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseasesMosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal.
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseases
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 hours ago
Mosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal. The World Health Organisation has declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be a global health emergency, suspecting a strong causal link between it and thousands of... Read more
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The Courier
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseasesMosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal.
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseases
The Courier / Posted 23 hours ago
Mosquitoes are responsible for the death of more people than any other animal. The World Health Organisation has declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be a global health emergency, suspecting a strong causal link between it and thousands of... Read more
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The Age
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseaseshumans included. Increase in mosquito numbers caused by heavy rainfall. Mosqui
Natural-born killers: mosquito-borne diseases
The Age / Posted yesterday
humans included. Increase in mosquito numbers caused by heavy rainfall. Mosquitoes on volunteer arm in Westmead medical laboratory. Photo: Nick Moir Diseases carried by the ubiquitous insect are responsible for more than 700,000 deaths a year,... Read more
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Science Daily
Motorboat noise gives predators a deadly advantage: The rate that fish are captured by predators can double when boats are motoring nearbyDr Stephen Simpson and his international research team found that noise from pa
Motorboat noise gives predators a deadly advantage: The rate that fish are captured by predators can double when boats are motoring nearby
Science Daily / Posted yesterday
Dr Stephen Simpson and his international research team found that noise from passing motorboats increases stress levels in young coral reef fish and reduces their ability to flee from predators. As a consequence they are captured more easily and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Phosphate Mining for Namibiathe above mentioned Chairman, Mr Matti Amukwa said that "If we (Namibians) ligh
No Phosphate Mining for Namibia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the above mentioned Chairman, Mr Matti Amukwa said that "If we (Namibians) lightly agree to see mining without thorough research and appropriate legislation in place, Namibia will become the experimental ground for the international sea mining... Read more
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PhysOrg
Motorboat noise gives predators a deadly advantageaccording to pioneering work led by a University of Exeter marine biologist. D
Motorboat noise gives predators a deadly advantage
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
according to pioneering work led by a University of Exeter marine biologist. Dr Stephen Simpson and his international research team found that noise from passing motorboats increases stress levels in young coral reef fish and reduces their... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Panama looks to genetically modified mosquitoes to combat ZikaAedes aegypti mosquitoes to be tested for various diseases perch inside a conta
Panama looks to genetically modified mosquitoes to combat Zika
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Aedes aegypti mosquitoes to be tested for various diseases perch inside a container at the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory in Panama City, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. Panamanian authorities announced on Monday that 50 cases of the Zika virus infection have... Read more
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The Lumberjack
Local Sea Stars May Be Recovering After Deadly DiseaseBy Kevynn Gomez Biology professor and director of Humboldt State Marine Labora
Local Sea Stars May Be Recovering After Deadly Disease
The Lumberjack / Posted 3 days ago
By Kevynn Gomez Biology professor and director of Humboldt State Marine Laboratory, Dr. Brian Tissot speaks to interested community members about sea star mass wasting disease at the Natural History Museum on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2015 | Kevynn... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How Zika virus pits old anti-mosquito tactics against a new climateAmericas except in Canada and Chile. In the United States, Aedes aegypti is mos
How Zika virus pits old anti-mosquito tactics against a new climate
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Americas except in Canada and Chile. In the United States, Aedes aegypti is mostly found in southern states, such as the coastal regions of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. Experts believe it arrived on slave trade ships from... Read more
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Daily Mail
Zika virus 'could be rife within the US by spring'said Scott Weaver, an expert in mosquito-borne viral diseases at the University
Zika virus 'could be rife within the US by spring'
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
said Scott Weaver, an expert in mosquito-borne viral diseases at the University Texas Medical Branch's Galveston National Laboratory. At that point, he said, a single mosquito biting the affected person could spread the disease to others. White... Read more
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Reuters
Zika mosquitoes’ habits may foil U.S. elimination effortsA health agent shows a chemical compound to kill mosquito larvae during an insp
Zika mosquitoes’ habits may foil U.S. elimination efforts
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
A health agent shows a chemical compound to kill mosquito larvae during an inspection for the Aedes aegypti mosquito inside a house at Vila Canoas slum, as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the Zika virus, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February... Read more
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FOX News
Zika mosquitoes' habits may foil US elimination effortsCHICAGO – Health experts are bracing for Zika virus to spread to the United Sta
Zika mosquitoes' habits may foil US elimination efforts
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
CHICAGO – Health experts are bracing for Zika virus to spread to the United States by April or May, borne by a mosquito that craves human blood, feeds during the day and lives under beds and inside closets. Until now, the best weapon against... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Zika mosquitoes’ habits may foil US elimination effortsCHICAGO: Health experts are bracing for Zika virus to spread to the United Stat
Zika mosquitoes’ habits may foil US elimination efforts
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
CHICAGO: Health experts are bracing for Zika virus to spread to the United States by April or May, borne by a mosquito that craves human blood, feeds during the day and lives under beds and inside closets. Until now, the best weapon against... Read more
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Science Daily
Study documents drought's impact on redwood forest fernsprofessor of ecology and evolutionary biology at UC Santa Cruz. Pittermann's l
Study documents drought's impact on redwood forest ferns
Science Daily / Posted 6 days ago
professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at UC Santa Cruz. Pittermann's lab is studying ferns in the redwood forest on the UCSC campus. Over a period of 15 months in 2013 and 2014, the researchers closely monitored ferns at their... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study documents drought's impact on redwood forest fernsCoastal woodfern (Dryopteris arguta) is common in the understory of coastal red
Study documents drought's impact on redwood forest ferns
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
Coastal woodfern (Dryopteris arguta) is common in the understory of coastal redwood forests. Credit: Tim Stephens/UC Santa Cruz The native ferns that form a lush green understory in coastal redwood forests are well adapted to dry summers and periodic... Read more
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PhysOrg
Bamboo-based build brings safe classroom to Dominican RepublicJack Elliot and students completed a test build in Cornell’s High Voltage Labor
Bamboo-based build brings safe classroom to Dominican Republic
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
Jack Elliot and students completed a test build in Cornell’s High Voltage Laboratory before erecting the structure in the Dominican Republic. Credit: Robert Barker/University Photography A versatile architectural technology created by a Cornell... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Why The Southeast Could Become The Napa Valley Of OystersAnd Temptation to be published in October. "More than 6,000 miles of shoreline
Why The Southeast Could Become The Napa Valley Of Oysters
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
And Temptation to be published in October. "More than 6,000 miles of shoreline unmarred by a single metropolis and all ripe for growing oysters." Americans already eat roughly 2.5 billion oysters every year, according to the Oyster Recovery... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study reveals climate change impacts on Buzzards BayResearchers looked at which locations and sites had the most consistent data ov
Study reveals climate change impacts on Buzzards Bay
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
Researchers looked at which locations and sites had the most consistent data over the 22-year period (from 1992 to 2012), and then divided those into 17 distinct embayments. Above, each embayment is shown in a different color with the symbols... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAinvestigate further, they are still unsure just how many wells could actually b
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 17 days ago
investigate further, they are still unsure just how many wells could actually be affected. Rick Moran, a spokesman for the State Water Resources Control Board, told New Times that an additional 37 wells had been tested, and six of those... Read more
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PhysOrg
Greenhouse gas can escape the deep ocean in surprising way, new study saysthat carbon dioxide can emerge from the deep ocean in a surprising way—a new pi
Greenhouse gas can escape the deep ocean in surprising way, new study says
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
that carbon dioxide can emerge from the deep ocean in a surprising way—a new piece of the global carbon "puzzle" that researchers must solve to fully understand major issues like climate change. The article, published recently in the... Read more
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Science Daily
Greenhouse gas can escape the deep ocean in surprising wayThe article, published recently in the peer-reviewed journal Marine Chemistry,
Greenhouse gas can escape the deep ocean in surprising way
Science Daily / Posted 19 days ago
The article, published recently in the peer-reviewed journal Marine Chemistry, was authored by a Mote Marine Laboratory scientist who performed the research with Georgia Institute of Technology and the Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de... Read more
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The Advocate
UNO to research effects of rising sea level, and other news of higher educationUNO to research effects of rising sea level The University of New Orleans’ Coa
UNO to research effects of rising sea level, and other news of higher education
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
UNO to research effects of rising sea level The University of New Orleans’ Coastal Research Laboratory will study the impacts of relative sea level rise on Louisiana’s coast. The school has received research funding, scholarship money and data from... Read more
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Newswise
Greenhouse Gas Can Escape the Deep Ocean in Surprising Way, New Study Saysthat carbon dioxide can emerge from the deep ocean in a surprising way — a new
Greenhouse Gas Can Escape the Deep Ocean in Surprising Way, New Study Says
Newswise / Posted 20 days ago
that carbon dioxide can emerge from the deep ocean in a surprising way — a new piece of the global carbon “puzzle” that researchers must solve to fully understand major issues like climate change. The article, published recently in the... Read more
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New Kerala
Jason-3 launches to monitor global sea level risethat will continue a nearly quarter-century record of tracking global sea level
Jason-3 launches to monitor global sea level rise
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
that will continue a nearly quarter-century record of tracking global sea level rise, lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Sunday at 10:42 a.m. PST (1:42 p.m. EST) aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Jason-3 is an... Read more
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NBC San Diego
SpaceX Launches Satellite, Fails Landing Off Calif. CoastSouthern California-based SpaceX successfully launched a weather satellite into
SpaceX Launches Satellite, Fails Landing Off Calif. Coast
NBC San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
Southern California-based SpaceX successfully launched a weather satellite into space Sunday, but the rocket was damaged after a failed attempt by controllers to successfuly land the missile on a barge 200 miles off the California coast, officials... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
SpaceX Launches Satellite, Fails Landing Off Calif. CoastSouthern California-based SpaceX successfully launched a weather satellite into
SpaceX Launches Satellite, Fails Landing Off Calif. Coast
NBC Bay Area / Posted 21 days ago
Southern California-based SpaceX successfully launched a weather satellite into space Sunday, but the rocket was damaged as controllers attempted a successful landing on a barge 200 miles off the California coast, officials said. A Falcon 9 rocket... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle University to lead national project recruiting coastline army of volunteersEast coastline to carry out the monitoring. Now, the success of the venture ha
Newcastle University to lead national project recruiting coastline army of volunteers
chroniclelive / Posted 21 days ago
East coastline to carry out the monitoring. Now, the success of the venture has led to the launch of what is the largest coastal marine citizen science project ever undertaken. The £1.7m Capturing Our Coast project, funded through the Heritage... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
SpaceX to Launch, Try Landing Off Calif. CoastSo-cal based SpaceX will attempt to recover a rocket by landing it on a barge f
SpaceX to Launch, Try Landing Off Calif. Coast
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 21 days ago
So-cal based SpaceX will attempt to recover a rocket by landing it on a barge floating off the California coast on Sunday morning. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will be launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, transporting the Jason-3 weather satellite... Read more
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PhysOrg
NOAA's Jason-3 spacecraft ready for launch(NOAA) to continue U.S.-European satellite measurements of the topography of th
NOAA's Jason-3 spacecraft ready for launch
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
(NOAA) to continue U.S.-European satellite measurements of the topography of the ocean surfaces, is scheduled for launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Sunday, Jan. 17. Liftoff aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Exploring Antarcticahundreds of kilometres from the warmth and safety of Scott Base, going about th
Exploring Antarctica
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 days ago
hundreds of kilometres from the warmth and safety of Scott Base, going about their jobs. One might suggest the science effort this country has operated there since the 1950s is our own Nasa, albeit without the budget and mainstream movie... Read more
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PhysOrg
Northwest Atlantic Ocean may get warmer, soonercarbon dioxide (CO2) among the four GFDL climate models of varying resolution.
Northwest Atlantic Ocean may get warmer, sooner
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
carbon dioxide (CO2) among the four GFDL climate models of varying resolution. Credit: Saba et al, NOAA A new study by NOAA researchers suggests future warming of ocean waters off the Northeastern U.S. may be greater and occur at an even faster rate... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings“PERFORMER’S CHOICE” CONCERT 6:30-7:30 p.m. The night belongs to the cast as lo
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 24 days ago
“PERFORMER’S CHOICE” CONCERT 6:30-7:30 p.m. The night belongs to the cast as local talented students perform their personal songs. Simi Valley Public Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley. For more information, visit... Read more
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PhysOrg
Medical imaging helps define Moa dietscanners and the same software used to assess building strength after the Cante
Medical imaging helps define Moa diet
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
scanners and the same software used to assess building strength after the Canterbury earthquakes, have revealed new information about the diet and dining preferences of New Zealand's extinct moa. Researchers from Canterbury Museum, the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Three Saarc regional centres shutThe scrapped centres are the Saarc Information Centre in Kathmandu, Saarc Human
Three Saarc regional centres shut
Business Standard India / Posted 27 days ago
The scrapped centres are the Saarc Information Centre in Kathmandu, Saarc Human Resource Development Centre in Islamabad and Saarc Documentation Centre in New Delhi. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) Programming Committee... Read more
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New Kerala
Three SAARC regional centres shuttaken at its 18th summit meeting here in November, an official said on Monday.
Three SAARC regional centres shut
New Kerala / Posted 27 days ago
taken at its 18th summit meeting here in November, an official said on Monday. The scrapped centres are the Saarc Information Centre in Kathmandu, Saarc Human Resource Development Centre in Islamabad and Saarc Documentation Centre in New... Read more
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PhysOrg
Intelligent sensors that map out the presence of chemical pollutants in the seadetect pollutants in very small quantities, but also work to establish the exac
Intelligent sensors that map out the presence of chemical pollutants in the sea
PhysOrg / Posted 27 days ago
detect pollutants in very small quantities, but also work to establish the exact size and location of the polluted area. Researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de València (Polytechnic University of Valencia, UPV) have designed an intelligent... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA CORAL mission to raise reef studies to new levelinstruments on airplanes and in the water to survey more of the world's coral r
NASA CORAL mission to raise reef studies to new level
PhysOrg / Posted a month ago
instruments on airplanes and in the water to survey more of the world's coral reefs, and in far greater detail, than ever before. The COral Reef Airborne Laboratory (CORAL) will measure the condition of these threatened ecosystems and create a... Read more

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