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Flamingo feces and their way of walking stimulate organic matter filtering in saline wetlands

UGR researchers Gema Batanero and Isabel Reche, along with their colleagues from the DoƱana Biological Station-CSIC, the Nature Reserve Laguna de Fuente de Piedra, the University of Twente (Netherlands) and the University of British Columbia (Canada), have analysed the influence of flamingos in mi… 8 more words

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Imaging technique shows progress Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s disease is associated with areas of high protein concentration in brain tissue: plaques and tangles. Raman imaging is now used to get sharp images of these affected areas. 22 more words

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Teams combine expertise to develop, test genome-based epidemiology

Using data from a 2008 outbreak of one of the most-feared “superbugs,” and modern genetic sequencing techniques, a team has successfully modeled, and predicted, the way the organism spread between and within dozens of healthcare facilities. 8 more words

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Six universities are uncovering the dynamics of carbon storage in high-latitude alpine zones

One of the most popular approaches to carbon storage is protecting tropical rainforests. If a rainforest is cut down, the carbon stored in the trunks and leaves will be released to the atmosphere. 8 more words

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