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This spring, Raleigh and the greater Triangle region competed in the nationwide event called City Nature Challenge, coming in sixth place. Competitors took pictures all over the city of animals and plants in order to determine what metropolitan area had the most wildlife. This collection, while a fun competition, also builds a baseline for species occurrence and diversity.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 25 Issue 2, Spring 2017, p6-7, il, por
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Matt Ziher proposed that biomimicry, or this creature’s biologically inspired design, played a pivotal role in its survival. Characteristics of biomimicry noted were survival tactics for the ants' construction of shelter, gathering of food supply, avoidance of disease, and rearing of offspring
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Outbreaks of profiled viruses such as Ebola, Zika, or Marburg will be contained with the application of medical technology. How effectively medical treatments and tools can be applied, according to Alex Dornburg, depends on the populations’ time and resources.
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The author suggested that rattlesnakes developed this feature as a warning mechanic for its prey. As for why rattlesnakes in particular developed this feature, the author posited that the rapidity of the tail’s movement could have facilitated the growth of extra skin, which formed the rattle.
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This short report noted that over three dozen science centers from all three NC regions received grant awards. Recipients of the award, in towns ranging from Mount Airy to Winsor, were involved in projects associated with STEM and educational opportunities for the public.
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This article discussed how races, a category for human beings, is based on physical features such as skin pigmentation. It asserted that people are more similar than different because the development of physical features was a climatic adaptation.
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