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The Caribbean Primate Research Center: A History of Cayo Santiago

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Matthew J. Kessler

The Caribbean Primate Research Center: A History of Cayo Santiago

Studies suggest that Taínos genes are not extinct

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A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science suggests that Taínos were not extinct as it has been widely believed, as they found their genes in living people.

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New consortium to manage the Arecibo Observatory

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A consortium of the University of Central Florida, the Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico, and the company Yang Enterprises will now manage the Arecibo Observatory.

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Bee population in Puerto Rico decimated by Hurricane Maria

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Gerardo E. Alvarado León

Between 80-90% of Puerto Rico's bee population did not survive Hurricane Maria, a devastating hit to the beekeeping and agricultural industries because bees are important pollinators.

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