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European Medicines Agency to Move to Amsterdam

By Shawna Williams | November 20, 2017

A coin toss decides the agency’s post-Brexit home once it departs from London.

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Ecologists Welcome Seventh Great Ape Species into Our Family

By Katarina Zimmer | November 2, 2017

The Tapanuli orangutan has been identified as the newest species of great ape, but also likely the most endangered. 

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image: These Flies Hijack Frogs’ Love Calls

These Flies Hijack Frogs’ Love Calls

By Mary Bates | November 1, 2017

The phenomenon is one of the few examples of eavesdropping across the vertebrate/invertebrate barrier.

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These Flies Suck. . . Frogs

By The Scientist Staff | November 1, 2017

Insects feast on amorous tungara frogs by eavesdropping on their amphibian love songs.

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image: Tracking Invasive Fire Ants in Asia

Tracking Invasive Fire Ants in Asia

By Steve Graff | November 1, 2017

These insect transplants have the potential to wreak economic havoc by outcompeting native insects and destroying crops.

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image: The Weird Growth Strategy of Earth’s First Trees

The Weird Growth Strategy of Earth’s First Trees

By Shawna Williams | October 24, 2017

Ancient fossils reveal how woodless trees got so big: by continuously ripping apart their xylem and knitting it back together.

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Plantings of non-GM refuges counter the development of resistance.

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image: Study Illuminates Genetics of Skin Color

Study Illuminates Genetics of Skin Color

By Ashley P. Taylor | October 12, 2017

Researchers identified genes related to melanin levels in African populations.

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image: Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Damage May Mean Drug Shortages

Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Damage May Mean Drug Shortages

By Ashley P. Taylor | October 11, 2017

Three weeks after Hurricane Maria hit the island, pharmaceutical plants are not back up to speed.

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image: Image of the Day: Better Together

Image of the Day: Better Together

By The Scientist Staff | October 5, 2017

When it comes to thwarting roundworms, scientists find that combining four antiparasitic drugs in smaller doses packs a greater punch than the four drugs alone.

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