Tag: "darker" at biology news
Key progress by Weizmann scientists in the race to unravel ribosomal structure
...efore the gateway to grasping life itself, and its darker
side - theemergence of disease - when production goes haywire. The importance of the ribosome explains why it has been the target of numerous biochemical,biophysical, and genetic studies. However, throughout nearly four decades of research, these pi...
Lemur 'Juliet' may be new subspecies; no mate for 'Romeo'
...he fact that these animals' fur was more uniformly darker
than Romeo's, and without the orange that is chara...nubu River, a major river in Madagascar, while the darker
propithecus diadema edwardsi subspecies is found quite far south of the river. The new animals were ...
Growing Up On Their Own: Smart Plastics Organize Themselves Into Useful Optical Devices
...perhaps lighter in the harsh glare of sunlight and darker
under incandescent light. Another potential application: a super-efficient, plastic laser that could produce intense light with a fraction of the energy now required. Currently, though, many scientists are simply trying to build compo...
Dark Honey Has More Illness-Fighting Agents Than Light Honey
...urnal of Apicultural Research, the researchers say darker
honey has less water and more antioxidants than light-colored honey. The co-authors of the study -- funded by the Illinois Value-Added Research Program and National Honey Board -- were May Berenbaum, head of the University of Illinois entomology d...
Can Plants Influence The Climate?
...derglobal change. He found that forests, which are darker
than tundra, createwarmer temperatures in the subarctic. This allows boreal forests to survive highlatitude environments and maintain the conditions of their own existence. The coupling of GCMs with models of the terrestrial vegetation to investiga...