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Test tube embryo transfer may give near-extinct rhinos a second chance

Sponsored Links TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images Lab-made embryos are one step closer to saving a virtually extinct species. Scientists have successfully transferred a test tube rhino embryo back into a female for the first time, implanting the creation into a southern white rhino in Poland. The effort supports a theory that scientists can repopulate the near-extinct …

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UN study says humans are damaging nature at ‘unprecedented’ rate

Sponsored Links Godong/UIG via Getty Images You probably weren’t expecting a feel-good nature report from the UN after its alarming findings on climate change, and you won’t get one. The organization’s Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has published a summary of an upcoming study that concludes nature is declining at a …

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Insects could be extinct within a century, scientists say

Gerald Bray via Getty Images Insects are dying so rapidly, they could disappear within 100 years, according to the first global scientific review on their decline. A third of species are endangered and more than 40 percent face the threat of extinction in the next few decades, according to the study, which was published in …

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