Tag: "mix" at biology news
Study: Emission of smog ingredients from trees is increasing rapidly
...g and other land use changes that have altered the mix
of trees in the landscape, said Drew Purves, the l...l that natural change. But here in New Jersey, the mix
of trees is affected by the population of deer, and they are entirely under our control. In other pa...
Wildlife Conservation Society hosts public symposium on human-wildlife diseases
...WCS is uniquely positioned to convene the critical mix
of expertise needed to assess the complex relationships between health, wildlife conservation, and stewardship of Earth's resources at this critical juncture in our history. At the conclusion of the symposium, WCS will present a blueprint--the Manha...
Environmental issues center of Inland Northwest Research Alliance 4th Annual Symposium
...d presented at the symposium provides an excellent mix
of science professionals and government agencies working toward furthering the environmental agenda relating to energy, nuclear and national security issues....
Hunting illusive signs of natural selection
...ns expand from smaller gene pools, and populations mix
with each other. Most individual mutations that occur in the genetic code are neutral or benign. These changes have no impact on the survival fitness of the individual and remain or disappear by chance. Some mutations destroy the ability of that...
Disease diagnosis, drug development focus of UH prof's biochip research
...hat many members of that community will attend and mix
with Europeans and Americans." During the "Nanodevices" portion of the symposium, as part of session two on "Nanobio Interfaces," Pettitt's talk "Poly-electrolytes at the liquid solid interface: Biochips" will begin at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 7...
Invaders that did no harm?
...Pacific sides of Panama have intermingled, but the mix
has not resulted in extinction of fish in tributaries on either slope according to new research published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (online) by Scott Smith and Graham Bell of Canada's McGill University and Eldredge Bermingham,...
Biologists deciphering complex lemur scent language
...tal glands produce a sticky goo that females might mix
with urine, and which might have an effect on the ...land, or they will go through a rubbing motion and mix
the secretions of the shoulder gland with the secretions of the wrist gland, and then deposit that,"...
A changing landscape may have dire implications for birds
... positive relationships and 23 species exhibited a mix
of adverse effects and benefits from human shaping of the landscape. "This mirrors nationwide results previously reported by Audubon," says Pidgeon. Now, Pidgeon has expanded the study to begin to examine how the pressures of housing growth and land...
Save the rainforest - eat a tree
...Adding pressure from plant-eating insects into the mix
increases the number of different niches or habitats." Fine says the study showed that differences between two habitats red clay and white sand soil are magnified by the effect of insects eating trees. He says plant-eating insects might h...
Fluid derived from aloe plant prolongs life after hemorrhagic shock in animal study
... cells to tissues because of its ability to better mix
in the plasma surrounding red blood cells," explained Marina Kameneva, Ph.D., research associate professor of surgery and bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, and director of the Artificial Blood Program at the McGowan Institute, who developed t...
Rutgers cancer prevention expert calls for FDA action to reduce colon cancer and osteoporosis
... vitamin D to the existing FDA-mandated enrichment mix
in products such as bread and pasta. He contends the measure could save 11,000 lives and an estimated $3 billion in U.S. health care costs annually. But it requires policy changes by the FDA that would need to be reflected in federal law. In...
New space-borne instrument to track greenhouse gases, ozone destroyers, and other pollutants
...ater vapor filaments and tendrils to break off and mix
with other gases in the troposphere. Good and bad ozone at different altitudes At 50 kilometers (30 miles) above the ground, ozone is good: it blocks dangerous ultraviolet radiation and prevents it from harming life and materials at ground level. ...
Scientists learn how adjuvant makes vaccines effective
...d A.T. Glenny read Ramone's account and decided to mix
aluminum salts, or alum, with inactivated tetanus toxin in a test vaccine he tried on rabbits. Again, the vaccine with the adjuvant was more effective than a vaccine containing the toxin alone. The adjuvant alum was first widely used in humans in the...
Earstones tell fishes' tale of early life in the Colorado River estuary
...ones where fresh river water and salty ocean water mix
to form brackish water, are known to be nursery areas for many species of marine life, including many fishes. Both totoaba and gulf corvina spawn in the mouth of the Colorado, according to fishermen's reports. Rowell wondered whether otoliths from to...
'Noisy' genes can have big impact
...re were no noise, every cell would appear the same mix
of blue and yellow color under the microscope. However, if any noise crept in, it would produce a variation in colors among the cells. This color variation could then be measured to determine the amount of noise that was present. This method eliminat...
Antibiotics alter GI tract microbes and increase lung sensitivity to allergens
...ll have a unique microbial fingerprint a specific mix
of bacteria and fungi living in our stomach and in...e to the allergen." "After antibiotics changed the mix
of microbes in the GI tract, the mice developed an allergic response in the lungs when exposed to co...
Mysterious beach closures may be linked to contaminated groundwater, study finds
...nated groundwater can discharge into the ocean and mix
with coastal seawater may help explain some of the mysterious bacterial infestations that plague American beaches every year. According to a National Resources Defense Council survey, of the more than 12,000 beach closings and advisories in the Unite...
NPS Pharma and VIMAC Ventures locate at MaRS, a major new research and enterprise center in Toronto
...b facilities and office space connecting a vibrant mix
of tenants, from medical and pharmaceutical resear...the facility will accommodate a carefully selected mix
of start-ups to large companies. MaRS Advantages MaRS offers powerful advantages as a location for...
Model shows long-held constant in ocean nutrient ratio may vary as ecological conditions change
...:1, but 500 years from now, if we have a different mix
of growth conditions, then it might change the ove..." Klausmeier explained. "In the real world, it's a mix
of conditions." From a literature review earlier in the study, they found that N:P ratios among diff...
Domesticated tree crops may be the 'future of forestry'
...oblem with conventional breeding is that you get a mix
of the traits from the two parents, so for whatever qualities you're looking for, even if the parent plants have many highly desirable traits, their offspring may not exhibit all of the characteristics the parents have," Meilan said. A solution, he s...
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