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Are Asian citrus psyllids afraid of heights? New study may provide clues for stopping them

Are Asian citrus psyllids afraid of heights?

The Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri, was first discovered in Florida in 2005 and in Puerto Rico in 2007. Since then it has caused billions of dollars’ worth of damage […]

Heart arrhythmias detected in deep-diving marine mammals

Arrhythmias detected in deep-diving marine mammals

A new study of dolphins and seals shows that despite their remarkable adaptations to aquatic life, exercising while holding their breath remains a physiological challenge for marine mammals. The study, […]