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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
link: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases...0121123041.htm

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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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