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Scientists describe a new species of Spider from New Zealand

While more than 200 salticid fauna in New Zealand exist, very few of these have been thoroughly confirmed and descibed. Thus the discovery of a new species, the Trite pollardi, represesents an important contribution to the field.

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Effects of sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibition on renal function and albuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
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Lubin Xu, Yang Li, Jiaxin Lang, Peng Xia, Xinyu Zhao, Li Wang, Yang Yu, Limeng Chen
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Penetrance of symbiont-mediated parthenogenesis is driven by reproductive rate in a parasitoid wasp
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Amelia R.I. Lindsey, Richard Stouthamer
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Microplasma-assisted hydrogel fabrication: A novel method for gelatin-graphene oxide nano composite hydrogel synthesis for biomedical application
Bioengineering Biotechnology
Mantosh Kumar Satapathy, Wei-Hung Chiang, Er-Yuan Chuang, Chih-Hwa Chen, Jia-Liang Liao, Huin-Ning Huang
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Quantifying the human vaginal community state types (CSTs) with the species specificity index
Bioinformatics Ecology Microbiology Women’s Health Computational Science
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Zhanshan (Sam) Ma, Lianwei Li
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Europatitan eastwoodi, a new sauropod from the lower Cretaceous of Iberia in the initial radiation of somphospondylans in Laurasia
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Fidel Torcida Fernández-Baldor, José Ignacio Canudo, Pedro Huerta, Miguel Moreno-Azanza, Diego Montero
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A new parrot taxon from the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico—its position within genus Amazona based on morphology and molecular phylogeny
Evolutionary Studies Taxonomy Zoology
Tony Silva, Antonio Guzmán, Adam D. Urantówka, Paweł Mackiewicz
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