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75 ways Trump made America dirtier and the planet warmer

“I want crystal clean water and air.” That’s what Donald Trump said in the first chaotic presidential debate with Joe Biden. But there is scant evidence of that desire in the actions of his administration, which has spent nearly four…

Tiny beetles a bellwether of ecological disruption by climate change

New research shows that as species across the world adjust where they live in response to climate change, they will come into competition with other species that could hamper their ability to keep up with the pace of this change.

Neurons in a visual brain area of zebrafish are arranged as a map for catching prey

Spotting, pursuing and catching prey – for many animals this is an essential task for survival. Scientists now show in zebrafish that the localization of neurons in the midbrain is adapted to a successful hunting sequence.

Singapore’s Plan to Plant 1 Million Native Trees Will Protect Species And Put a Park 10 Minutes From Every Citizen

In an effort to restore Singapore’s once-rich mangrove forest ecosystems, the nation is embarking on a 1 million tree planting spree in hopes that they can save numerous bird, reptile, and tree species from extinction, and provide a ton of valuable ecosystem services. The development of the small island into a world economic juggernaut which […]

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Gel instrumental in 3D bioprinting biological tissues

The eventual creation of replacement biological parts requires fully three-dimensional capabilities that two-dimensional and three-dimensional thin-film bioprinting cannot supply. Now, using a yield stress gel, engineers can place tiny aggregates of cells exactly where they want to build the complex shapes that will be necessary to replace bone, cartilage and other tissues.