Saving Corpse Flowers From Being Inbred to Extinction

Saving Corpse Flowers From Being Inbred to Extinction
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To preserve corpse flowers and other rare plants, botanic gardens are borrowing studbooks, an approach used by zoos and horse breeders.

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BBC.co.uk | 13. 06. 2021 02:41:17 | Science

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Nytimes.com | 11. 06. 2021 22:52:55 | Science

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Nytimes.com | 11. 06. 2021 15:04:54 | Science

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BBC.co.uk | 11. 06. 2021 13:03:25 | Science

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BBC.co.uk | 10. 06. 2021 17:57:11 | Science

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BBC.co.uk | 10. 06. 2021 02:31:52 | Science

A large swathe of the Northern Hemisphere is about to enjoy a so-called annular solar eclipse.

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Nytimes.com | 10. 06. 2021 02:12:28 | Science

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Nytimes.com | 10. 06. 2021 00:27:49 | Science

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Nytimes.com | 10. 06. 2021 00:27:48 | Science

No vaccine is ever 100 percent effective, experts say, stressing that the shots remain critical in reducing severe disease and death from the coronavirus.

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Nytimes.com | 09. 06. 2021 11:22:12 | Science

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Nytimes.com | 09. 06. 2021 11:02:49 | Science

An annular eclipse will start in Canada and end in a remote part of Russia. People in areas of the United States will see a partial eclipse.

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BBC.co.uk | 09. 06. 2021 10:08:28 | Science

Nasa's Juno probe makes the closest pass of the Solar System's largest moon in more than 20 years.

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Nytimes.com | 08. 06. 2021 18:35:08 | Science

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Wired.com | 08. 06. 2021 13:09:55 | Science

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BBC.co.uk | 08. 06. 2021 03:53:31 | Science

Indigenous people lived sustainably in the tropical Amazon rainforest for more than 5,000 years, a study shows.

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Global emissions dropped last year, but the decline wasn’t nearly enough to halt the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

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The Line 3 pipeline would carry oil from Canada across Minnesota, crossing sensitive waterways as well as tribal lands. On Monday, protesters gathered to try to stop construction.

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Nytimes.com | 07. 06. 2021 17:40:05 | Science

The federal government often gives less help to Black disaster survivors than their white neighbors. That’s a challenge for President Biden, who has vowed to fight both inequality and climate change.

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Nytimes.com | 07. 06. 2021 16:11:49 | Science

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Nytimes.com | 04. 06. 2021 23:25:01 | Science

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Nytimes.com | 04. 06. 2021 23:19:45 | Science

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BBC.co.uk | 04. 06. 2021 00:21:25 | Science

First Bus will install 160 charging points and replace half its fleet with electric buses at its depot in Glasgow.

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Nytimes.com | 04. 06. 2021 00:02:54 | Science

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Nytimes.com | 03. 06. 2021 17:53:39 | Science

Infected early in the pandemic, Dr. Tomoaki Kato, a renowned transplant surgeon, was soon on life support, and one of the sickest patients in his own hospital.

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Nytimes.com | 03. 06. 2021 17:24:44 | Science

The few living North Atlantic right whales are smaller than previous generations, and some show signs of severely stunted development.

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Nytimes.com | 03. 06. 2021 16:39:50 | Science

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BBC.co.uk | 03. 06. 2021 12:20:27 | Science

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Nytimes.com | 02. 06. 2021 23:30:09 | Science

The administration suspended leases that were auctioned in the waning days of the Trump White House. But a 2017 law requires another sale.

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Nytimes.com | 02. 06. 2021 21:50:11 | Science

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BBC.co.uk | 02. 06. 2021 12:06:00 | Science

A major project aims to clear a barrier to electricity grids entirely supplied by renewable energy.

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Nytimes.com | 02. 06. 2021 11:19:44 | Science

Oil and gas giants are selling off their most-polluting operations to small private companies. Most manage to escape public scrutiny.

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Nytimes.com | 02. 06. 2021 01:18:03 | Science

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Nytimes.com | 01. 06. 2021 23:29:51 | Science

The decision effectively blocks oil and gas drilling in one of the largest tracts of undeveloped wilderness in the United States.

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Nytimes.com | 01. 06. 2021 22:48:35 | Science

The decision effectively blocks oil and gas drilling in one of the largest tracts of undeveloped wilderness in the United States.

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Nytimes.com | 01. 06. 2021 17:38:39 | Science

A small experiment using sleights of hand and illusions offers insights into how birds and people perceive the world.

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Nytimes.com | 01. 06. 2021 17:25:34 | Science

The company’s application follows the move by Pfizer and BioNTech to seek full approval last month. The vaccines already have emergency use authorization in the United States.

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