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January 30, 2002
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University Of Maryland, College Park
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A common water insect has helped University of Maryland researchers show that the health of an ecosystem depends on the variety of species that inhabit it, a discovery that could revolutionize how scientists look at the effects of species extinction.

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - A common water insect has helped University of Maryland researchers show that the health of an ecosystem depends on the variety of species that inhabit it, a discovery that could revolutionize how scientists look at the effects of species extinction.


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