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Old 01-24-2009, 10:14 PM   #1
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Default Ongoing important Science news thread

Figured I'd try this out, a thread anyone can update with big news from the Scientific community.

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Evolution In Action: Native U.S. Lizards Are Adapting To Escape Attacks By Fire Ants

Penn State Assistant Professor of Biology Tracy Langkilde has shown that native fence lizards in the southeastern United States are adapting to potentially fatal invasive fire-ant attacks by developing behaviors that enable them to escape from the ants, as well as by developing longer hind legs, which can increase the effectiveness of this behavior.
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