Tag: "accommodating" at biology news

Plants recognize their siblings, biologists discover

...pot with strangers of the same species, but theyre accommodating when potted with their siblings. The study appears today in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters. The ability to recognize and favour kin is common in animals, but this is the first time it has been shown in plants said Susan Dudley, associ...

Largest physics meeting of the year, in Denver

...and, more generally, how to address the problem of accommodating such different size scales in climate modeling. ENTREPRENEURIAL PHYSICS Spinning a promising new technology into a viable commercial business has its pitfalls. Philip Wyatt of Wyatt Technology Corporation will share his experiences starting his o...

MIT engineers probe spiders' polymer art

...led out of the box he received in the mail from an accommodating employee of Miami's MetroZoo. (She simply gathered some up from the grounds; the zoo does not exhibit golden orb spiders.) "This is pretty scary," he said. "I'd never seen a spider this big. I never grew up around anything with furry knuckles." But...

How accommodating is our society to women who choose to breastfeed their babies?

...stfeeding exceeding the potential inconvenience of accommodating breastfeeding in the workplace. It should be noted, however, that there are also potential benefits to employers, such as an increase in employee retention and a reduction in health insurance costs and absenteeism; this can contribute to a boost in ...

UCSF receives funding for training grant from stem cell institute

...ards comprehensive, intermediate and specialized accommodating 169 trainees in programs at small and large institutions throughout California. UCSF applied for and received funding for a "comprehensive" award, designed for training 16 predoctoral, postdoctoral and clinical fellows in stem cell research. UCSF wil...

Herding with hockey sticks

...es elk to have a healthy respect for people, while accommodating the animals' need for high-quality forage around the townsite. St. Clair and M.Sc. student Elsabe Kloppers, the lead researchers on the three-year project, were able to stickhandle their way to success through aversive conditioning; or getting the el...

Penn receives grant for initiative to help understand genes' effects on medications

...om key disciplines, working within an enriched and accommodating academic environment, to develop fresh, distinctive, and sustainable approaches to solving the complex biomedical problem of variable drug response. The team will work to generate strategies targeting barriers to interdisciplinary research on three f...

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(Date:10/19/2014)... India over the last 30 years contributed only ... during that time, according to a new study ... ., "Energy access is fundamental to development: it ... education, communication, and health," says IIASA researcher Shonali ... energy access is widely agreed to be an ...
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(Date:10/16/2014)... and Washington land managers have a new synthesis of ... moist mixed-conifer (MMC) forests in the two states. ... in Eastern Oregon and Washington: A Synthesis of the ... a general technical report published by the U.S. Forest ... to a request from managers for a synthesis of ...
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