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Galápagos hawks hand down lice like family heirlooms | Innovations Report

Galápagos hawks hand down lice like family heirlooms | Innovations Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Say what you will about the parasitic lifestyle, but in the evolution of life on Earth, it's a winner.

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A Living Desert Underground | Innovations Report

A Living Desert Underground | Innovations Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In the perpetual darkness of a limestone cave, UA researchers have discovered a surprisingly diverse ecosystem of microbes eking out a living from not much more than drip water, rock and air.
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Dead Forests Release Less Carbon Into Atmosphere Than Expected | Innovations Report

Billions of trees killed in the wake of mountain pine beetle infestations, ranging from Mexico to Alaska, have not resulted in a large spike in carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere, contrary to predictions, a UA-led study has found.
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Tiniest catch: University of Arizona scientists' fishing expedition reveals viral diversity in the sea | Innovations Report

Tiniest catch: University of Arizona scientists' fishing expedition reveals viral diversity in the sea | Innovations Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Using lab-cultured bacteria as "bait," a team of scientists led by Matthew Sullivan has sequenced complete and partial genomes of about 10 million viruses from an ocean water sample in a single experiment.

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Study finds that newlyweds who are satisfied with marriage are more likely to gain weight | Innovations Report

Findings challenge notion that quality relationships always benefit health, indicating that satisfied spouses gain weight over time because they may be less motivated to attract an alternative mate
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