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The Green Buzz: Thursday, December 12

Written by | December 12th, 2013

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The centuries old debate, “nature vs. nuture” finally has a winner…when it comes to fruit flies. Plus, aliens invade New York City!!

  1. Researchers with the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech studying fruit flies that live on opposite slopes of a unique natural environment known as “Evolution Canyon” show that even with migration, cross-breeding, and sometimes the obliteration of the populations, the driving force in the gene pool is largely the environment. (PHYS.org)
  2. Just like Men In Black, A newly seen species of cockroach invades New York City, Periplaneta japonica. (National Geographic)
  3. Did you know that chameleons change colors to communicate? (LabEquipment)

Six Easy Ways to Fight Invasive Species

Written by | July 16th, 2013

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How do you fight invasive species when they’re good at invading, sneaky and even, on occasion, appealing to the eye?

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, June 27

Written by | June 27th, 2012

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Helicopters, whales and aliens (yes, aliens) take the spotlight in today’s green news.

  1. Photos: meet the most at-risk species. (National Geographic)
  2. You snooze, you lose. The world’s slowest shark hunts by sneaking up on sleeping seals. (Wired)
  3. Do aliens exist? We don’t know, but now you can tweet them. (Mashable)
  4. Who needs AAA batteries when you have human power? (Scientific American)
  5. Speaking on human power, that’s a human! Powering a helicopter! (Christian Science Monitor)
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