Seabird colony creates 'halo' of depleted fish stocks
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Seabird colony creates 'halo' of depleted fish stocks

Ascension frigate. Credit: Sam Weber New research has shown that a large seabird colony on Ascension Island creates an "halo" where fewer fish can
Male dragonflies lose their 'bling' in hotter climates
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Male dragonflies lose their 'bling' in hotter climates

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The week of July 5, a study by Michael Moore, Washington University in St. Louis, in the Proceedings of the National
Constructed wetlands are best protection for agricultural runoff into waterways
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Constructed wetlands are best protection for agricultural runoff into waterways

Scene taken from the Le Sueur River Basin constructed wetland. Credit: Amy Hansen A new paper by a University of Kansas lead author shows that
Sculpted by starlight: A meteorite witness to the solar system's birth
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Sculpted by starlight: A meteorite witness to the solar system's birth

Cosmic symplectite found in meteorite Acfer 094 Credit: Ryan Ogliore, Laboratory for Space Sciences Scientists confirmed their suspicions in 2011:
Software evaluates qubits, characterizes noise in quantum annealers
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Software evaluates qubits, characterizes noise in quantum annealers

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new open-source software tool will help high-performance computer users evaluate these emerging platforms at each qubit
CDC Warns Americans Not to Have Diarrhea in the Pool
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CDC Warns Americans Not to Have Diarrhea in the Pool

Image by Tony Tran Developments / Unsplash The US Centers for Disease Control have a stark warning for Americans this summer. The CDC sent out a
Study: constructed wetlands are best protection for agricultural runoff into waterways
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Study: constructed wetlands are best protection for agricultural runoff into waterways

LAWRENCE -- A new paper by a University of Kansas lead author shows that wetlands built along waterways are the best and most cost-effective method
How fish got their spines
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How fish got their spines

The movie "A Fish Called Wanda" shows Otto as a villain who effortlessly eats all the fish in Ken's tank. However, reality is much more difficult.
How can 'shark dandruff' contribute to coral reef conservation?
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How can 'shark dandruff' contribute to coral reef conservation?

Shark-like fishes like sharks have been a predator in the oceans for 400 million years. But now, humans kill 100,000,000 sharks each year, disrupting
Male dragonflies lose their 'bling' in hotter climates
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Male dragonflies lose their 'bling' in hotter climates

They are cooler because they have less pigmentation, but it could make it more difficult to find a partner. The week of July 5, a study by Michael