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USGS Scientists Find New Invasive Fish Species In Florida

...on to marsh and swamp habitats, Nico said the fish survives quite well in ponds, canals, roadside ditches and rice fields -- "just about any freshwater habitat with a few inches of water." Another trait that could help these fish successfully colonize southeastern waterways is that swamp eels are air breath...

EPA And UC Researchers Find Bacteria That Can Destroy Giardia Cysts

...ound in surface waters such as lakes andrivers. It survives in the environment in a resistant cyst form,and although Giardia contamination is associated withsewage outflows, it can also be found in crystal clear mountainstreams. "There does seem to be an association with wildlife," saidKinkle. "It's been c...

Study Of Microbes May Hone Predictions Of Mining Impact

...atures and lower levels of acidity. Leptospirillum survives at significantly higher concentrations of acidity and higher temperatures. The fact that Leptospirillum thrives in such conditions, suggests its role in accelerating acid mine drainage is more significant because its chances of being in contact with ...

Biotech Approach To Feral Cat Problem Devised

...immuno-contraceptive agent since once ingested, it survives in the stomach and crosses the intestinal tract to cells in the immune system, according to Boyle. Once in the cells of the immune system, the Salmonella are killed and the ZP antigen is released and stimulates production of antibodies against ZP. ...

At Life's Most Sensitive Stage, Embryos Cope With Stress

...f the species is like the fatinnkeeper worm, which survives in coastal mud flats, resisting natural andman-made toxins washed off the land by streams. "Adult organisms often defendagainst toxins by taking the substance into their cells and transforming it,"Epel said. During embryogenesis, contact with such to...

Worm Wizardry: World's Most Heat-Tolerant Creature Suggests Enzymes For Drugs OrIndustry, UD Prof Says

...Corp., San Diego, Calif. "Because the Pompeii worm survives such a broad temperature gradient, so toomust its bacterial partners," Cary says. "These bacteria may harbor uniqueeurythermal enzymes, capable of operating over a wide range of temperatures." Inaddition to their thermal versatility, he notes, euryth...

Jefferson Scientists Develop Botulism Vaccine

...d poisoning. When someone ingests the toxin, it survives the harsh conditions of the gastrointestinal (GI) system and moves into the general circulation. It is eventually delivered to the central nervous system and causes paralysis. The researchers have created a novel form of the toxin t...

University of Cincinnati Biologists Find First Terrestrial Ecosystem That Survives Without Sun's Energy

...sue of Science that an unusual Romaniancave system survives and thrives without the benefit of the sun'senergy. Every other terrestrial or land-based ecosystem known is basedon photosynthesis the conversion of solar energy into food.However, a detailed study of Romania's Movile Cave demonstratedthat the bas...

Heat-loving Microbe Repairs Its DNA With Light

...innati biologist has found a microbe whichnot only survives under extremely hot and acidic conditions; itcan repair its damaged DNA using natural light. Sulfolobus acidocaldarius is one of a special group ofmicro-organisms, commonly called "hyperthermophiles." Theseorganisms require extremely high temperatu...

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