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Scientists have identified wildlife species that are the most likely to host flaviviruses such as Zika, West Nile, dengue and yellow fever. They created...

Extraordinary treefrog discovered in the Andes of Ecuador

A dazzling new species of treefrog was discovered at a remote tabletop mountain in the Ecuadorian Andes. The new species has an extraordinary characteristic,...

Seagrass saves beaches and money

Seagrass beds are so effective in protecting tropical beaches from erosion, that they can reduce the need for regular, expensive beach nourishments that are...

‘Time is ripe’ to use big data for planet-sized plant questions

Scientists have issued a 'call to action' to use big data to tackle longstanding questions about plant diversity and evolution and forecast how plant...

Will fake meat increase corporatization of our food system?

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Collecting clean water from air, inspired by desert life

A pair of new studies offers a possible solution to water scarcity, inspired by nature.

Genome published of the small hive beetle, a major honey bee parasite

Beekeepers and researchers will welcome the unveiling of the small hive beetle's genome by scientists. The small hive beetle (SHB) is a major parasite...

Game over for Zika? KU Leuven researchers develop promising vaccine

Scientists have developed a new vaccine against the Zika virus. This vaccine should prevent the virus from causing microcephaly and other serious conditions in...

The secret life of cloud droplets

Do water droplets cluster inside clouds? Researchers confirm two decades of theory with an airborne imaging instrument.

Peanuts that do more with less water

Researchers are studying peanut varieties to find a 'water conservation' trait. It would help the plant maintain a high yield during a drought.

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