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British researchers at University of Exeter have designed a new compound that will slowly deliver hydrogen sulfide - well-known as a foul-smelling gas in rotten eggs and flatulence - to treat stressed cells and make them stay alive.
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Scientists may have discovered a mechanism to help determine how oxygen levels in the atmosphere expanded to allow life to evolve.
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Researchers at the University of Exeter have revealed that that older male burying beetles make better fathers than their younger counterparts.
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When resources are in short supply for fish, personality traits like aggression can be more important than strength when it comes to survival, a new study has revealed.
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A team from the University of Exeter, with support from Shell, has developed a method to make bacteria produce diesel on demand.
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The impact of climate change on many aspects of cultural life for people all over the world is not being sufficiently accounted for by scientists and policy-makers, a new research by an international team has revealed.
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Scientists have previously put forward the theory that when a carnivore becomes extinct, other predatory species could soon follow.
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Groups of invertebrates living near artificial lights include more predators and scavengers, a study has found.
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