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Invoking the blitz spirit to tackle Covid and the climate | Letters

Many have spoken out about the similarities between the current pandemic and wartime Britain. Both have been a part of my life and I find the
More diverse ant colonies raise more offspring
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More diverse ant colonies raise more offspring

The queen, workers, and larvae are all common black ants Lasius niger. Credit: Romain Libbrecht, JGU Higher levels of genetic diversity in ant
Ancient spiders locked in amber died looking after their offspring
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Ancient spiders locked in amber died looking after their offspring

Dr. Dong Ren: It appears that spiders trapped in amber were looking after their offspring at the time they died. Modern spiders have been known to
Baby Shark Born in All-Female Tank Could Be The First 'Virgin Birth' For Its Species
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Baby Shark Born in All-Female Tank Could Be The First 'Virgin Birth' For Its Species

Scientists believe a rare shark "virgin-birth" could be the first of its type after an Italian aquarium's all-female tank gave birth to a
Maternal diets rich in Omega-3 fatty acids may protect offspring from breast cancer, study suggests
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Maternal diets rich in Omega-3 fatty acids may protect offspring from breast cancer, study suggests

Research from Marshall University has shown that a mother's diet high in Omega-3 fatty acid protects her offspring against breast cancer. Frontiers
Maternal diets rich in Omega-3 fatty acids may protect offspring from breast cancer
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Maternal diets rich in Omega-3 fatty acids may protect offspring from breast cancer

HUNTINGTON (W.Va.) - Research from Marshall University has shown that a mother's diet high in Omega-3 fatty acid protects her offspring against
Males help keep populations genetically healthy
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Males help keep populations genetically healthy

Few males can fertilize all the females. A population's growth is not affected by the number of males. They are however important in removing bad