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Aging is adaptive

Aging is a lifecycle stage common to all life forms and is observed in both unicellular and multicellular organisms. The primary manifestation of aging in unicellular organisms is replicative senescence.   As the cell ages, cell cycles become

Species are always important

This review is based on the premise that all species are important to life on earth even if the exact role or value of a species has not been formally documented. Recently, many surprising and unexpected roles

What is the quality of our river ecosystems? The new emerging stressors

An ecosystem is a dynamic complex of plant, animal and micro-organism communities and their non-living environment interacting as a functional unit (e.g. coral reefs, wetlands, rainforests, boreal forests, cultivated farmlands). The Ecosystem services are the benefits that