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Discovery of long-sought biological compass claimed

… sense magnetism. It might also become an invaluable tool for using magnetic fields to control cells, report researchers led by biophysicist Xie Can at Peking University in Beijing, in a paper published on 16 November in nature Materials (S. Qin et al. nature Mater., 2015). “It’s an extraordinary paper,” says Peter Hore, a biochemist at the University of Oxford, UK. But Xie’s team has not shown that the complex actually behaves as a biocompass inside living cells, nor explained exactly …

Predator Defenses Backfired: Poisonous Frogs Face Higher Risk Of Extinction, Researchers Say 

… “radiating”) their range, and increase the number of species to avoid an increasing rate of extinction, the release noted. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: Predator Defenses Backfired: Poisonous Frogs Face Higher Risk Of Extinction, Researchers Say : News : nature World News …

A 21st-century government must care for our nature and our future

From TheConversation.com | October 1, 2015 Australia’s new prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has announced what he calls a “21st century government”. This article is part of The Conversation’s series focusing on what such a government should look like. What if we decided that a modern government should pledge to put our nature first and explicitly commit to preventing any more extinctions? Or, at least, give conservation an equal billing with our current totem, the economy? In fact, …

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