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Iowa Researcher's Study On Termite Bacteria May Aid In Greenhouse Gas Understanding

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Most people would rather see wood-eating termites completely exterminated. However, these insects' digestive processes,which prove so maddening to homeowners, may provide insight into why some animals produce more greenhouse gasses than others, said a University of Iowa researcher whose work appears in the Jan. 29 issue of Science.

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Most people would rather see wood-eating termites completely exterminated. However, these insects' digestive processes,which prove so maddening to homeowners, may provide insight into why some animals produce more greenhouse gasses than others, said a University of Iowa researcher whose work appears in the Jan. 29 issue of Science.


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