New Plant Found Living On Volcano Doorstep

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Pleurothallis villahermosae, the recently discovered new species of orchid in the Azufrado River basin, Colombia. (Jardin Botanico de Bogota/Newsflash)

A unique species of orchid has been discovered close to an active volcano in Colombia. Pleurothallis villahermosae stands out for its "great beauty and originality", according to experts, and was…

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Scientists Develop Honey-Based Bee DNA Test To Monitor Hive Health

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Illustrative image: Honeybee harvesting pollen and carrying it to its pollen basket. (Yannis Varouhakis (instagram.com/varouhakis)/Newsflash)

Scientists have developed an innovative method to examine DNA traces in honey which could help with the early identification of health problems in a hive as a deadly new disease…

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