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October 14, 2019

 

Penguins, Biodiversity And Antarctica

Colonies of penguins that live in Antarctica create hotbeds of diversity by doing something that all animals do: pooping.
Researchers found that when penguins poop, they enrich the soil in and around the colony, creating the perfect environment for mosses and lichens to grow.

July 26, 2019

 

Arthropod House Guests

Entomologists from North Carolina State University ran a study that found we share our houses with more than 500 kinds of arthropods.

August 4, 2016

 

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Arthropod House Guests

Entomologists from North Carolina State University discovered we share our houses with hundreds of different arthropod species.

December 26, 2013

 

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What Makes Dust Mites So Sneezy?

Are indoor allergies getting you down? The cause may gross you out!

November 27, 2007

 

There Might Be Mites in Those Eyelashes

Your face might be home to a group of tiny creatures! These organisms, called demodicids, or eyelash mites, live on the bodies of even the cleanest of people.

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