April 11, 2021

Caribbean bats need 8 million years to recover from recent extinction waves

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Article ID: 667334 Released: 9-Jan-2017 9:30 AM EST Source Newsroom: Stony Brook University Credit: Stony Brook University By compiling and analyzing data on New World Leaf-nosed bats, and close relatives, a team of researchers discovered it would take eight million years for nature to restore bat species lost, and thus mammal diversity in the Caribbean. […]

Rescue flight leaves South Pole evacuating sick worker for treatment

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From Wn.com A sick worker at a polar station located at the South Pole was airlifted from the site early Wednesday by a small plane making a daring rescue mission, U.S. officials said. The Canadian-owned Twin Otter turboprop plane is headed on the 1,500-mile rescue flight to Rather, a British station on the Antarctic peninsula, […]

A paradise going to hell — thanks to global warming

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By David Frey Huffington Post Just past Johnny Depp’s private island in the Caribbean sits Lee Stocking Island, a little piece of paradise that’s going to hell. The coral reefs that surround it are some of the healthiest in the Atlantic. And they’re dying. They’re dying in so many different ways, from so many different […]

TeVido BioDevices 3D-Prints Skin And Fat Grafts For Breast Cancer Survivors

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By Sara Inés Calderón From Techcrunch Laura Bosworth spends most of her time talking about breasts — nipples, specifically. For the past three years as CEO of TeVido BioDevices, which works with human tissue and 3D printing to create skin and fat grafts, Bosworth has been researching how these products can help breast cancer survivors. […]