Tag: "tackles" at biology news
A Mother's Love? New UD Theory Explains Why Good Insect Moms Risk Death To Save Their Only Children
... delicate, female lace bug( Gargaphia ) fearlessly tackles
deadly damsel bugs, thereby allowing hernymphs to flee, Tallamy reported in the January 1999 issue of ScientificAmerican. Similarly, a praying mantis mom ( Oxyophthalmellus somalicus )camouflages her nymphs and then stands sentry over them, Tallamy s...
Nurses, alert janitors boost seniors' mental health
...ansport to the doctor's office. No single solution tackles
all the reasons," he adds, "but this new program, based on quickly recognizing mental problems and improving access to care shows large populations can be helped affordably." In a test of the PATCH program --for Psychogeriatric Assessment and Treatme...
Like storm clouds, natural disasters carry a silver lining, biologist says
...create more problems, he said. Other topics Reice tackles
include how dams damage the natural world, how roads lead to rainforest ruin and how paving over the landscape for mall after mall leads to more frequent and severe flooding of urban streams. Niles Eldredge of the American Museum of Natural History ...
New books show social side of weather and climate
... and societal ills abound. The Crowded Greenhouse tackles
two problems not usually considered together and offers hope for solving them. The authors, an atmospheric scientist and a population policy expert, examine the intersection of population growth and human-influenced climate change and find reason fo...
Perfect planet, clever species
...ome of the topics Field Museum Curator Bill Burger tackles
in Perfect Planet, Clever Species, a "romp through the history of the universe." "[Burger] writes with the clarity and humor of one who has had experience communicating complicated ideas to the lay public," says the Boston Globe. The book argues th...