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Students build submarine to track Octopuses

...illingly reveal its secrets. Divers can follow the octopus for short periods, but what's really needed is an ...e submarine would operate on its own, following an octopus using its hydrophone sensors. It would decide when to turn on its video camera, transmitting video t...

University of Colorado archaeologist, colleagues hot on the trail of ancient Persian warships

...tober, said Hohlfelder. But ironically, it was an octopus that proved perhaps the most useful detector. "We ...that lived in these waters," said Hohlfelder. One octopus living in a ceramic pot 300 feet down had dragged broken pieces of pottery, stones and a bronze spea...

Nurseries in the deep sea

... unique undersea nursery, where groups of fish and octopus brood their eggs, like chickens on their nests. Th..., which shows photographs of the brooding fish and octopus on its cover. The undersea nursery was discovered and documented using MBARI's remotely operated ve...

Boneless, brainy, and ancient

...o without disorder and confusion? Get yourself an octopus and study it. That is exactly what researchers fu...er, arms. Because they lack a rigid skeleton, the octopus can perform its tasks reaching for a target, for example in practically infinite ways. But, in ord...

Genetic map of all plants, animals is goal of genomics

...ation to some unexpected extremes. The eyes of the octopus and humans are created from different tissues when...d told a biologist that the eyes of a human and an octopus arise from the action of the same gene, he would have thought you were being ridiculous," Bennetzen ...

Harbor Branch Scientists Discover Bioluminescent Octopus

...L - The discovery of bioluminescence in a deep-sea octopus has beenmaking big news in the scientific world. ...ature and the March 13 issue of Science News, this octopus isproviding new insight into how animals evolve the ability to make light. Findingbioluminescence in...

UC Geologist "Flip-Flops" On Understanding Of Crinoid Life Style

... has similar properties. It looks a bitlike a tiny octopus with a golf-ball sized body and ten long armsstretching out from the center. "I tried to calculate how long the arms of the Uintacrinuswould be. We found the length of their arms could be one meterlong, so they'd have a diameter of two meters and tha...

Cell-Membrane Proteins Appear To Play Key Role In Squid's Swiftness

...udy comparing the nervous systems of the squid and octopus (cephalopods)with a variety of snail-like sea slugs (gastropods), it was found that cephalopodshave more rapid-acting electrical firing systems than their more sluggishmolluskan kin. The adaptation enables the squid's high-speed, jet-propelledswimmin...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014) Two recent papers by a ... colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines ... Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. , Jeffrey ... molecular genetics at the School of Medicine and ... Medical Institute, and colleagues recently published articles in ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Le Bonheur Children,s Hospital Pediatrician-in-Chief Jon McCullers, MD, ... the April issue of Nature Reviews Microbiology ... Dr. McCullers, a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, ... the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, analyzed ... 1918, 1957 and 1968 pandemics, as well as ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014U.S. military personnel who served in ... concussive traumatic brain injury (TBI) were compared to ... other medical reasons. Differences in measures of overall ... months after injury are reported in an article ... journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... million older Americans suffer from depression, often brought on ... research a project that followed the lives of ... found that Internet use among the elderly can reduce ... , "That,s a very strong effect," said Shelia Cotten, ... and media who led the project. "And it all ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... about one in five infants in the United States ... first several months after birth. Research into probiotic use ... the April 1, 2014 issue of the British ... study, "Probiotics and Infant Colic," concluding that the use ... colic did not reduce crying or fussing in ...
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