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Why Monarch Butterflies Need a Helping Hand

Katy Prudic relates the declining populations of butterflies. Read her article to find ways that you can help.

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Don't shake: Snakes are good for your garden

Bob Mason explains the benefits of having snakes in yards and gardens and how to encourage them to stay. 

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Lab studies coral, anemones

Grad students Sheila Kitchen, Camerron Crowder and Trevor Tivey study coral and anemones in the Weis Lab.

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OSU study: Ocean changes may help - or hurt - fisheries

Bruce Menge, OSU Integrative Biology, and colleagues at Northeastern University publish their research findings on the effects of global warming on ocean upwelling in the journal Nature.

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Amber fossil links earliest grasses, dinosaurs and fungus used to produce LSD

George Poinar and colleagues have discovered an ergot-like fungus on the earliest known grass specimen, fossilized in 100-million-year-old amber.

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