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Rare Brain Mapping Procedure Provides Unique Picture Of Two Areas Concerned With
Language Processing and Production
...rrors in English might be saying oyster instead of lobster
or plane instead oftrain. This type of error suggests that the supramarginal gyrus may be an areaof the brain important in the selection and combining of word meanings with wordforms. Another interesting difference in these language errors was that w...
Heavy metal research is music to biologists' ears
Crab and lobster
are more than perennial summer favorites--they are also a gooddietary source of copper. Yes, the stuff of pennies is crucial for life--themetal copper is an important helper to many cellular enzymes, includingsuperoxide dismutase (SOD), which sops u...
On the floor of the sea: USGS biologists search for rare, white abalone
...de debris,including fish nets, rope, and abandoned lobster
and fish traps. Before these cruises, research submersibles had never been used to search forsuch animals as difficult to see as abalone. The submersibles, though, provide aclear, close view of abalone habitat, access to large areas, and longer hours...
Purdue researcher creates soy feed to keep fish on the table
...t. Brown's also detailing diets for lobsters. "The lobster
industry is growing, but producers face a shortage of feeds," Brown says. "Their main food has been cod racks the cod head, bones and guts left after processors take off the fillets. As of two years ago, the North Atlantic Ocean was considered overf...
Integrative approach to studying penguins, cockroaches and little hairy noses makes comparative biomechanics group at UC Berkeley the nation's best
...ability. And Mimi Koehl builds foot-long models of lobster
antennules to learn how these crustacean noses pluck odor molecules from the water swirling around them. These half-dozen UC Berkeley professors in the Department of Integrative Biology comprise the largest and most diverse group in the country study...
Sea Grant and CTDEP announce $3.5M for LI Sound lobster research
...Congressional approval as part of a comprehensive lobster
research and disaster relief package. An additio...t among the many potential causes of the 1999-2000 lobster
mortalities." Connecticut Sea Grant Director Edward C. Monahan joined Mattice in making the announc...
Scientists see early indications of lobster decline
...e, has found early indications of a decline in the lobster
population in the Gulf of Maine. "The abundance of juvenile lobsters in key lobster
producing regions of mid-coast Maine appears to be declining," say Robert Steneck of UMaine and Lew ...
Lobsters play biological violins
...bster's antennal muscles, Patek showed that when a lobster
moves its antennae in a certain way, a nubbin of t...edators, which may be startled long enough for the lobster
to escape. "If you were reaching down to pick up a sandwich, and it squeaked, you might pause," P...
NOAA fisheries, Connecticut, New York Sea Grant Programs announce research grants: $3.5 million in sound research to address lobster die-offs
... 1999-2000 winter dye-off of the Long Island Sound lobster
fishery. The research is jointly-funded under...ated to the States of Connecticut and New York for lobster
resource monitoring and assessment. NMFS and Connecticut State Department of Environmental Protecti...
Overfishing sets the stage for other problems in marine ecosystems
...became rare in coastalzones. Since then, increased lobster
and sea urchin abundances may be theresult of those former prey species living in a new predator-free world,he adds. The article notes that a lack of historical perspective has led toerroneous conclusions about the causes of problems in marine wa...
Scientists study how the lobster's nose knows
For a lobster
living on the ocean floor, the chemical trails lef... untangling a ball of liquid yarn. But somehow the lobster
does it, and a new study by researchers at Stanford, the University of California-Berkeley and Bowli...
Lobster sniffing: how lobsters' hairy noses capture smells from the sea
...her short, though in the foot-long Caribbean spiny lobster
Panulirus argus, they are between 3 and 4 inches l...eley researchers first made high-speed videos of a lobster
flicking its antennules in order to determine how fast, how far and how often they flick, and the an...
Scent of a lobster
... and John Crimaldi at Stanford placed a mechanical lobster
rigged with fresh real lobster
antennule in a tank and used fluorescent dye to simulate an odor plume. They illuminated the plume w...
Still waters? 'Clear-cutting' robs the deep-sea of ancient treasures
...his Science study shows that more than half of all lobster
species on coral reefs were confined to narrow geographic regions, while nearly a third of snails, and more than one-fourth of fish were range-restricted. Even among corals, 7.2 percent were unique to limited areas. Small geographic range size raises...
A feast of lobsters
... the gourmet's nightmare - the Government-approved lobster
traps, which allow almost all their prey to escape...ld-leading method for predicting and managing rock lobster
populations - a shining example of cooperation between scientists, managers and fishers. These are a...
UK scientists crack lobster shell colour puzzle
...hey have solved the structure of a key part of the lobster
shell protein, Beta-Crustacyanin. Visualising the ... flattened and becomes blue. The effect of cooking lobster
is to denature the Crustacyanin unit so much that it becomes permanently stuck in the free form, col...
Ocean report calls for the immediate creation of marine reserves throughout the United States
... helped restore kelp beds in California, increased lobster
size and abundance in Florida, and provided a refuge for large lingcod in Washington. "We know when you have a reserve, fish inside get bigger become more numerous and leak out the edges," Palumbi observed. "For example, there are more world-record ...
Allergen-free shrimp? seafood marks a place in food safety research
DENVER, CO A buffet of shrimp cocktail, lobster
on the half shell, and king crab sounds like a seafood dream come true, but for people with shellfish-food allergies, it can be a nightmare instead. Now, new genetic studies show promise for putting allergen-free shrimp on our dinner plates someday,...
Scientists celebrate a sea turtles homecoming
...est. Though her transmitter had been removed by a lobster
diver in 2001 and returned, along with two flipper tags, scientists were unsure if she was still alive until her return to the nesting beach this year. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) supplied several transmitters in a cooperative effo...
Expedition will retrace legendary Steinbeck-Ricketts voyage to the Sea of Cortez
... Baja's Viscaino Bay - one of only two sustainable lobster
fishing communities in the world - where they plan...rs and conservationists involved in protecting the lobster
fishery. ''I also look forward to working with Nancy [Burnett] to get some good photographic images ...