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Amazing New Footage and Photos of a Javan Rhino—One of the World’s Rarest Animals
19-November-2018

Ujung Kulon National Park, Indonesia Releases New Photos and Video of Critically Endangered Species Seldom Seen in the Wild.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
Color vision variation in guppies influences female mate preference.
19-November-2018

A variety of animals have male-specific ornament traits and these ornaments are favored by female choice. Which male traits are preferred by females often varies among females. Genetic mechanisms that create and maintain variations in female preference has been one of the central questions in evolutionary ecology.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Plankton communities warm response to nutrient availability
14-November-2018

Investigating plankton communities' reaction to rising water temperatures may improve modeling of marine ecosystem responses to global warming.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Putting the squeeze on soot
14-November-2018

Understanding the effect pressure has on soot production during fuel combustion could help reduce polluting emissions.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
New method enables large-scale production of bio-based plastic bottles
12-November-2018

Scientists have discovered a novel method to synthesize furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid (FDCA) in a high yield from a glucose derivative of non-food plant cellulose, paving the way for replacing petroleum-derived terephthalic acid with biomaterials in plastic bottle applications.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University
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