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Top 7 in Ecology

By | September 8, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in ecology, from Faculty of 1000


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Opinion: The Invasive Ideology

By | September 7, 2011

Biologists and conservationists are too eager to demonize non-native species.


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Opinion: Sustainable Drug Monitoring

By | August 31, 2011

Pharmacovigilance must keep pace with global distribution of drugs in resource-limited settings.


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Beetle Mania

By | August 25, 2011

Philadelphia's Academy of Natural Sciences was crawling with bugs, and The Scientist went down to join in the fun.


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Dengue-Resistant Mosquitoes

By | August 24, 2011

Mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacteria, which fail to transmit the dengue virus, spread through the population when released in the wild.


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Opinion: The Water Deficit

By | August 23, 2011

Current farming practices draw too much of the world’s freshwater supplies to be sustainable. A change is needed to support growing agricultural demand.


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Opinion: Reducing Foodborne Illness

By | August 22, 2011

New testing technologies and improved communication among regulatory agencies are making strides in the fight against foodborne disease.


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Fair Trade at Plant Roots

By | August 11, 2011

Plant and fungal symbionts swap more resources with partners that provide a greater return of nutrients.


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Opinion: Vaccinate at Birth

By | August 9, 2011

Improved immunization efforts are required to prevent infections during the first 6 months of life, when newborn and infants are highly susceptible to disease.


image: Opinion: Diversity for Conservationists and Biota

Opinion: Diversity for Conservationists and Biota

By | July 27, 2011

Conservation biologists must reflect on the nation’s changing demographics to save the organisms they strive to protect.


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