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Scientists discover a new crab-eating rat species in Ecuador

The rediscovery of two museum specimens in Azuay, Ecuador encouraged researchers to investigate whether the small rodents actually represented a […]

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Scientists against plastic: Are polysaccharides made from marine biomass a winning strategy?

The future of our planet is at stake. Plastic waste is piling up and nature-inspired alternatives are urgently needed. In […]

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Super seaweed: the immune-stimulating and anti-HIV effects of brown algae

Samples of a brown algae species from the Gulf of Mannar, the first marine Biosphere Reserve in India, were found […]

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Going the green way: Rice husks as an eco-friendly source of silica

Traditional production methods for silicon-based materials are highly energy-intensive and unsustainable, which is why researchers are now looking for “greener” […]

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