Studies suggest not all critters fare well in extreme weather, though some thrive.
In mice, the tumor cells are able to thwart the immune response that would kill them—but immunotherapy prevented the return of melanoma.
In May, Bill Sharfman linkurl:wrote about;http://www.the-scientist.com/news/display/53253/ a London exhibit of works by John White, a 16th-century painter and traveler. They are of what might be considered well-known items: A pineapple, a plantain, and a Portuguese Man O' War. As Sharfman pointed out, however, "when White painted these images in 1585, they represented England's first glimpse of the flora and fauna of a mysterious body of land known as the Americas."
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