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At Life's Most Sensitive Stage, Embryos Cope With Stress
...gram if the damage cannot berepaired." Timing and seaweed
success Epel1s fascination with the coping strateg...rawleyand her research team studied Fucus, a brown seaweed
that lives around theworld. In laboratory experiments, they showed that Fucus waits to release itsga...
When To Reproduce? It's All In The Timing
...mily of brown seaweeds. Fucus species were theonly seaweed
known to thrive equally well in saline waters as well as lowsalinity environments such as the Baltic Sea. In following years, she received support from the National ScienceFoundation for field studies and laboratory experiments to find out h...
Faster nanowires may advance nanotechnological applications for detecting glucose, hormones or DNA
...ks, forming a single, invisible layer. "It`s like seaweed
on a seafloor," Dudek says. "The wires are all aligned." By changing the electrical potential in the gold plate, Dudek can observe a current going through all the wires. To measure the extraordinarily fast speeds at which OPV conducts electrons, Had...
Rutgers-led researchers discover new photosynthetic bacteria that appear to be significant component of ocean's carbon cycle
...o, mostly in organically-rich environments such as seaweed
masses, beach sands, and cyanobacterial mats, small, purplish-red mats of bacteria that are often found in nutrient-rich environments. More recently Kolber found the photosynthetic bacteria in ocean surface waters, a discovery which...
Coral smothering 'green tide' seaweed spreading on Florida reefs
...ivers and fishers, the coral-smothering non-native seaweed
known as Caulerpa brachypus has now become so thick on reefs in Florida's Palm Beach County, about an hour north of Miami, that it is forcing lobsters and fish away. The species has also now been spotted as far north as Ft. Pierce, Fla., about sixty ...
Seaweed uses chemical warfare to fight microbes
...have addressed disease resistance in seaweeds, and seaweed
diseases are little understood, except for species... that are commercially important for example, the seaweed
used for sushi. This studys report of isolating a potent antifungal compound contained in the common...
Want a side of algae with that? Hawaiian farmers sell seaweed by the seashore
...ucts. Long ogo was once the most important edible seaweed
on Hawaii's reefs. In the past, people would go out to the reef and yank the seaweed
off the rocks or even take the whole rock, Glenn says. Ultimately, the reef populations of seaweed
New evidence points to pollution as main cause of much coral reef destruction
...s the main cause of the coral-smothering spread of seaweed
on many reefs. The research suggests that pollutio... that nutrients in pollution fuel rapid, explosive seaweed
growth, or that overfishing and other problems remove key grazers such as fish or sea urchins that w...
Algal contact as a trigger for coral disease
...es over past decades. Moreover, measures to reduce seaweed
abundance may be essential if significant coral populations are to survive on coralreefs....