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Widespread Occurrence of Chemical Residues in Beehive Matrices from Apiaries Located in Different Landscapes of Western France
Background The honey bee, Apis mellifera, is frequently used as a sentinel to monitor environmental pollution. In parallel, general weakening and unprecedented colony losses have been reported inExpand
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Multi-residue analysis of 80 environmental contaminants in honeys, honeybees and pollens by one extraction procedure followed by liquid and gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometric
One of the factors that may explain nowadays honeybees' colonies losses is the increasing presence of chemicals in the environment. The aim of this study is to obtain a global view of the presence ofExpand
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Bees, honey and pollen as sentinels for lead environmental contamination.
Three beehive matrices, sampled in eighteen apiaries from West France, were analysed for the presence of lead (Pb). Samples were collected during four different periods in both 2008 and 2009. HoneyExpand
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The giant bite of a new raptorial sperm whale from the Miocene epoch of Peru
This corrects the article DOI: 10.1038/nature09067
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:  A new skull belonging to the species Eurhinodelphis cocheteuxi (Cetacea, Odontoceti, Eurhinodelphinidae), found in the upper Lower–Middle Miocene of Antwerp (Belgium, southern margin of the NorthExpand
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A New Porpoise (Cetacea, Odontoceti, Phocoenidae) from the Pliocene of the North Sea
Abstract The study of an isolated skull discovered in early late Pliocene (Piacenzian) sands at Antwerp, northern Belgium, southern margin of the North Sea Basin, leads to the description of a newExpand
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Earliest Mysticete from the Late Eocene of Peru Sheds New Light on the Origin of Baleen Whales
Although combined molecular and morphological analyses point to a late middle Eocene (38-39 million years ago) origin for the clade Neoceti (Odontoceti, echolocating toothed whales plus Mysticeti,Expand
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A new species of Protoceratops (Dinosauria, Neoceratopsia) from the Late Cretaceous of Inner Mongolia (P. R. China)
The basal neoceratopsian dinosaur Protoceratops hellenikorhinus nov. sp is described on the basis of material discovered by the Sino-Belgian Expeditions in Inner Mongolia, in Campanian (UpperExpand
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Polyphenols Inhibit Hepatitis C Virus Entry by a New Mechanism of Action
ABSTRACT Despite the validation of direct-acting antivirals for hepatitis C treatment, the discovery of new compounds with different modes of action may still be of importance for the treatment ofExpand
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The giant bite of a new raptorial sperm whale from the Miocene epoch of Peru
The modern giant sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus, one of the largest known predators, preys upon cephalopods at great depths. Lacking a functional upper dentition, it relies on suction forExpand
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