Tag: "pacific" at biology news
The Largest Bacterium: Scientist Discovers New Bacterial Life Form Off The African Coast
... the search of othersulfur bacteria known from the pacific
coast of South America, biologist HeideSchulz was quite surprised when she looked at her sediment samples more closely.The spherical cells of Thiomargarita namibiensis are generally 0.1 - 0.3millimeter wide but some reach up to a size of 3/4 of a mil...
Atmospheric chemistry key to global and local air pollution
...or, and are preparing for flights over the western pacific
from Hong Kong and Tokyo. Measures of hydroxyl and hydroperoxyl radicals reflect the outflow of air carrying pollutants off China and other industrialized nations. The study over the North Atlantic flight corridor assessed the contribution of air tra...
News briefing schedule
...st Harbor Drive. Schedules are listed according to pacific
coast time. For further information contact Charmayne Marsh at 202-872-4445 or 619-645-6941 in San Diego, March 28-April 5. MONDAY, APRIL 2 NOON - CLAM SHELL USDA researchers have used wheat to make "clamshell" sandwich containers ...
Reconstructing salmon populations
...ce in the tree rings of a relationship between the pacific
climate pattern and salmon populations or determine historical salmon populations in the boreal forests. Yet in the rainforests, where they originally did not expect to find a strong correlation, the scientists noticed a pattern in the tree rings wh...
Culture of primate non-aggression
... since 1978, they reveal the emergence of a unique pacific
culture affecting this troop. Typically, male baboons angle either to assume or maintain dominance with higher ranking males or engage in bloody battles with lower ranking males. Females are often harassed and attacked and internecine feuds are routi...