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11 octobre 2017

Bactéries, virus et champignons : les autres usagers du métro [The Conversation]

Ce projet est intitulé MetaSUB (Metagenomics and Metadesign of the Subways and Urban Biomes). Coordonné par le Pr Christopher Mason du Weill Cornell Medical College de New York, il regroupe un consortium international de 61 villes dans le monde, de Londres à Sao Paulo en passant par Brisbane, New York ou Marseille. Il s’agit d’une recherche scientifique d’envergure, équivalente par sa taille au Human Microbiome Project, au Global Ocean Sampling ou à Tara Oceans, projets qui visent respectivement à étudier la biodiversité des organismes associés à l’homme ou dans l’océan. L’investigation commence maintenant en milieu urbain.

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10 octobre 2017

Freshwater megafauna as conservation flagships ? [The Freshwater Blog]

Freshwater megafauna such as sturgeon, river dolphins and turtles could act as valuable ‘flagships’ for freshwater conservation, according to a new open-access study published in the journal BioScience.

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10 octobre 2017

Birds reveal the importance of good neighbours for health and ageing [Phys]

Birds who live next door to family members or to other birds they know well are physically healthier and age more slowly, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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10 octobre 2017

Why do humans live for so long ? [Nature Ecology & Evolution - Behind the paper]

Evolutionary theory struggles with this question. Natural selection promotes survival only up to the last age of reproduction, but menopause marks the end of fertility for women who live into their 50s. Menopause should reliably mark their death, but that certainly doesn’t happen.

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9 octobre 2017

Soil holds potential to slow global warming, researchers find [Phys]

The work, published in two overlapping studies Oct. 5 in Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics and Global Change Biology, emphasizes the need for more research into how soil - if managed well - could mitigate a rapidly changing climate.

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