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Viruses can zoom through workplaces in hours | Science News

A virus on an office door handle can spread to more than half the people working there within a few hours.
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Bees learn the electric buzz of flowers | Science News

Bees learn the electric buzz of flowers | Science News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Slight electric fields that form around flowers may lure pollinators much as floral colors and fragrances do.

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Malaria parasite drives mosquitoes to human scent | Science News

The notoriously crafty parasite that causes malaria may have yet another trick up its sleeve scientists have learned: It makes mosquitoes that carry it more attracted to human body odor, a new study suggests. Compared with noninfected mosquitoes, those carrying Plasmodium falciparum, the most dangerous of the parasites that carry malaria,visited a fabric covered with a person’s sweat far more frequently, researchers report May 15 in PLOS ONE.

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Trees worldwide a sip away from dehydration | Life | Science News

Trees worldwide a sip away from dehydration | Life | Science News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Trees in most forests, even wet ones, live perilously close to the limits of their inner plumbing systems, a global survey of forests finds.

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