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Powerful Mathematical Model Greatly Improves Predictions for Species Facing Climate Change
December 2, 2011
University of California, Los Angeles, life scientists and colleagues have produced the most comprehensive mathematical model ever devised to track the health of populations exposed to environmental change.
University of California, Los Angeles
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