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Understanding cold-adapted yeasts to make cold beer

As one of the most widely consumed and commercially important beverages on the planet, one would expect the experts to know everything there is...

Attract-and-kill Approach Could Help Tackle Argentine Ants

After being inadvertently introduced in the United States from South America,Argentine ants have successfully invaded urban, agricultural, and natural settings nationwide.  In urban California, the...

Reconstructing the New World Monkey Family Tree

When monkeys landed in South America 37 or more million years ago, the long-isolated continent already teemed with a menagerie of 30-foot snakes, giant...

Can the risks that often accompany twin pregnancies be solved two...

How can the tiny marmoset – a New World monkey – regularly successfully bear twins and sometimes triplets and quadruplets when much larger humans...

Biologists find an evolutionary Facebook for monkeys and apes

Why do the faces of some primates contain so many different colors — black, blue, red, orange and white — that are mixed in...

Is war really disappearing? A new analysis suggests not

While some researchers have claimed that war between nations is in decline, a new analysis suggests we shouldn't be too quick to celebrate a...

Global sea level rise dampened by Australia floods

When enough raindrops fall over land instead of the ocean, they begin to add up. New research led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research...

Study shows species can change

A study of South American songbirds completed by the Department of Biology at Queen's University and the Argentine Museum of Natural History, has discovered these birds differ dramatically in colour and song yet show very little genetic differences whi...

Where Antarctic predatory seabirds overwinter

In order to identify the flight routes of the birds, postgraduate Matthias Kopp, under the guidance of Dr. Peter, equipped South Polar skuas with geolocators in their breeding areas on King George Island, about 120 kilometers off the Antarctic Mainland...

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