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Elk and other large species in the mountains of North Carolina are constrained by changing habitat and human activity

Elk and other large species in the mountains of North Carolina are constrained by changing habitat and human activity

Editor’s Note: This article is the third in a five-part in-depth series of Fraught Forests from the Carolina Public Press, which examines climate change challenges for mountain forests in western North Carolina. In the late fall afternoon, particularly during the mating season known as “estrus,” members of a herd of Manitoban elk in the Great …

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A genius squirrel escapes from a red hawk by hiding inside the steering wheel of a parked car in Pennsylvania.

This is so clever! A squirrel dodges a hungry hawk by hiding in the arch of a car’s tire An intelligent squirrel hiding from a hawk in a red Ford wheel arch in Pennsylvania, USA A bird sat inches away on the roof of the car while the squirrel waited for 30 minutes The Great …

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British consultant says gene editing may increase food security

A scientific adviser to the UK government’s Environmental Department has said genetic modification could dramatically increase global food security and reduce reliance on chemical fertilizers and pesticides in the next decade. Professor Gideon Henderson, speaking before a bill on genetic technologies was presented to the House of Lords on Wednesday, said the legislation aimed to …

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Eva, the hero dog, beats the mountain lion that attacked her owner on a walk – NPR News

Eva relaxing in a pool in 2020. Many dog ​​owners will do almost anything for their pets, expecting only cuddles and foolish looks in return. But earlier this week, a dog nearly gave up her life to save her owner from a rare mountain lion attack on a hiking trail in remote Northern California. Erin …

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PCSB Bank SOMERS & SOMERS HISTORICAL SOCIETY Commemorating National Preservation Month

In celebration of National Preservation Month in May, PCSB Bank Somers has contributed to the local conservation efforts of the Somers Historical Society by purchasing a limited edition The Elephant Hotel, pictured here with artist work Susan Solomon, a locally renowned folk artist of Somers, and Christopher Bomeaux, Assistant Vice President and Director of PCSB …

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Hamster contact exposure challenge model assesses the protection conferred by SARS-CoV-2 vaccine or previous infection against reinfection.

In a recent study published on bioRxiv* Preprint server Researchers evaluated the neutralizing efficacy of a self-amplified ribonucleic acid (saRNA) vaccine targeting the SARS-CoV-2 spike(S) virus protein against reinfection among hamsters with previous vaccination or infection. Study: omicron penetrating infection in vaccinated or previously infected hamsters. Image Credit: CREATIVE WONDER / Shutterstock background The second …

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