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Кто проживает в горах океана? Astrolirus patricki – семирукие морские звезды, обнаруженные на подводных горах Тихого океана в компании губок, на которые иногда даже по трое забираются. Новый вид назван, конечно же, в честь Патрика, дружочка Спанч Боба.

Exact integer linear programming solvers outperform simulated annealing for solving conservation planning problems @thePeerJ

Parra-Olea et al. ( Partial revision of the genus, phylogenetic hypothesis, and five new species of the Mexican plethodontid salamander genus Chiropterotriton (C. casasi, C. ceronorum, C. melipona, C. perotensis, C. totonacus)

BBC: "AI predicts outcome of human rights cases"

Smithsonian: "Dozens of Insects and Spiders May Live in Every Room of Your House"

The Smithsonian: "You Produce a Microbial Cloud That Can Act Like an Invisible Fingerprint"

Coverage in National Geographic by Ed Yong

The Worst Places To Get Stung By A Bee: Nostril, Lip, Penis

A Reassuring Trunk: Evidence of Consolation in Elephants