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Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? Scientists Blame Bug Bites

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April 2, 2014
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Ever wondered why zebras have stripes? Well, the researchers behind a new study think they have a pretty good answer to that question. Video provided by Newsy


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What's Killing Canadian Honeybees?

What's Killing Canadian Honeybees?

CBC (July 3, 2013) — Over the past decade, beekeepers, farmers and scientists have been tracking the collapse of honeybee colonies. Some scientists and insecticide companies suggest the bees are being overrun by an infestation of mites, while other observers say seeds coated with neonicotinoid insecticide -- or "neonics" -- are to blame.
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Asian Tiger Mosquitoes Invading US

Asian Tiger Mosquitoes Invading US

Buzz60 (June 26, 2013) — Get ready for the Asian tiger mosquitoes, which are invading much of the eastern United States. The tiger mosquitoes get their name from the stripes on their bodies, but also because they bite all day long, and are extremely blood thirsty.
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Lionfish Are Bigger, Spreading to Disturbing Ocean Depths

Lionfish Are Bigger, Spreading to Disturbing Ocean Depths

Buzz60 (July 15, 2013) — Scientists blame frustrated pet owners for the spread of the invasive Lionfish from the Pacific to the Atlantic ocean. New research says that Lionfish in the Atlantic are growing larger and traveling to depths deeper than once thought possible.
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Chinese Beaches Swamped With Algae Overload

Chinese Beaches Swamped With Algae Overload

Newsy (July 5, 2013) — A massive growth of algae has taken over Chinese beaches. Scientists suspect increased agricultural and industrial runoff is to blame.
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