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temperate

having a climate intermediate between tropical and polar; moderate or mild in temperature
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Still, there were enough hominids in temperate climates to give hope for older genome sequencing of some of our ancestors, they said.
VZV is found in a worldwide geographic distribution, but annual epidemics are more prevalent in temperate climates and over 90 percent of adults in the United States have serologic evidence of Address for VZV infection and are at risk for herpes zoster.
And though it is common for many plants adapted to temperate climates, including important crops like winter wheat, it has not been until the past decade or so that scientists have begun to understand the process's genetic and molecular underpinnings.
There are scientific and common-sense arguments about the comparison of black and white membranes in temperate climates.
However, senior figures within the English game feel it takes scant regard of supporters' needs, particularly in countries with less temperate climates, such as the UK.
Peat, a deposit of partially decomposed and often ancient saturated vegetation, is found in cold and temperate climates such those found in northern latitudes, where they have historically functioned as a carbon sink, sequestering large amounts of soil-organic carbon in the cold, largely waterlogged soils.
Worldwide, there are roughly 202 currently known genera with around 2,600 species, most of which are restricted to tropical, subtropical, and warm temperate climates.
Lower energy use fits with the life history of these tropical birds, which is different than those living in temperate climates," says Wiersma.
He also includes exotic-looking plants and houseplants that are quite at home outdoors in temperate climates, though no orchids.
A disease most Americans have never heard of could soon become more prevalent if dengue, a flu-like illness that can turn deadly, continues to expand into temperate climates and increase in severity, according to a new commentary by Anthony S.
In temperate climates, they bloom heavily by early summer and continue blossoming until a hard freeze.
Temperate climates appeared to spare most of Europe from increased risk, and socioeconomic conditions protected most of the southern United States.