Tag: "evokes" at biology news
Five studies look at risks of differing particulate matter, including exposures on 9/11
... Ottawa, provides an answer. Air pollution itself evokes
vasoconstrictive peptides known to be involved in many of the diseases known to be more deadly when pollution levels are high. ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY SYMPOSIUM LOOKS AT HEALTH RISKS OF DIFFERING PARTICULATE MATTER AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE The ad...
A harmonic 'Mnage trois'
...issue May 17th 2001. The term symbiosis typically evokes
an image of beneficial interactions between two individuals, the symbiont and the host. Associations with multiple endosymbionts are assumed to be rare because competition between symbionts could be harmful to the host, suggesting that in most symbio...
Nuts cut coronary heart disease risk
... researchers write, "Whether the inclusion of nuts evokes
a greater cholesterol-lowering response than would be expected from a typical lipid-lowering diet remains to be resolved." Calculations conducted by the researchers using the published data suggest that nuts may contain other cholesterol-lowering co...
SFSU Biologist Deciphers Desert Animals' Whistles And Drumbeats
... An upright posture or moderate rhythmic whistling evokes
vigilance from family members, but no fleeing. But when an adult speeds up to double-time whistling and foot thumping, kinfolk head for the burrows. The increased vulnerability to predation faced by animals active during the day could well ha...