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Why Vultures Matter - And What We Lose If They're Gone

8 hours ago − University of Utah
Vultures. Cartoon characters in parched deserts often wish them to disappear, since circling vultures are a stereotypical harbinger of death. But, joking aside, vultures in some parts of the world are in danger of disappearing. And according to a new report from University of Utah biologists, such a loss would have serious consequences for ecosystems and human populations alike. …
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Cell Biology

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8 hours ago − University of Oregon
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Cancer, Oncology

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Yesterday − Center for Genomic Regulation
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Genetics

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