Tag: "catch" at biology news
Acoustics meeting in San Diego
...ing accidentally entangled in gillnets intended to catch
fish. To address this issue, researchers have des... new ultrasound technique designed specifically to catch
Glare-related defects in the A380. Conventional techniques only try to detect Glare-related defects...
Solutions to stop fishermen returning dead and dying marine animals back into sea - study
... if taken back to shore, would exceed the fishers' catch
quota. Almost one million tonnes in weight and many millions of pounds worth of discards including haddock, cod, whiting and flatfish like plaice, sole and dab - are thrown back into the North Sea after they are caught in trawlers' nets every year...
Declining fish supply linked to wildlife consumption in West Africa, Science study reports
...ing to Brashares. The authors calculated the total catch
of the European Union foreign fleet in Africa using fisheries harvest data from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The declines in per capita fish supply the scientists cite are largely caused by increases in human pop...
Illegal tuna fishing and farming leads to demise of species
...rting follows the transfer of live fish, where the catch
size is accurately assessed using video recording ...egations' fishing industries, out of their overall catch
quotas on the East Atlantic bluefin tuna stock....
Small seasonal changes can lead to big flu outbreaks
... recently examined the question of why most people catch
the flu in the winter. "In this study, we found th... USA. Concludes Earn, "The reason that more people catch
the flu in the winter appears to be that small seasonal changes in flu transmission at the individua...
Genome of ancient fish could reveal evolutionary mysteries, Stanford scientists say
...ney-Latimer discovered a specimen in a fisherman's catch
near Cape Town, South Africa. In 1998 a honeymooning researcher found a second population off the coast of Indonesia. Last year Myers and David Kingsley, PhD, professor of developmental biology, successfully recommended that a fish call...
How the sea urchin grows new spines
... transient phase, we had to develop new methods to catch
it while it exists." The captured images show microscopic needles that grow first straight out from the stump of the old spine, and then branch out to form a lacy structure that is hard but light. The crystalline structure of the old spine provi...
UGA researchers explain recent decline in Georgia's blue crab population
...unds. This sharp and sustained reduction in yearly catch
drove most of the state's blue crab fishermen out of business and many into bankruptcy. Lee and Frischer discovered that many of the crabs caught during the drought seemed to be suffering from a parasitic infection. The infection was determined to b...
Latest census finds more American pika populations disappear as climate warms
...pied taluses. Some hikers are even lucky enough to catch
a glimpse of them darting among the rocks or gathering alpine wildflowers and grasses for their winter food supply. American pikas may act as 'ecosystem engineers' at talus margins because of their extensive haying activities. Since food is difficult...
The simple truth: Animal development not as complicated as it seems
...of cells, cell lineage analysis has been slower to catch
on when compared to the study of the large groups of cells we call organs, such as the liver and the brain. However, research into cancer and stem cells has focused our interest on the behavior of individual cells. The hope is that cell lineage ana...
UCLA researchers detail the evolution of quantum dot imaging in the journal Science
... to do in the future. Undoubtedly, biologists will catch
on to these exciting developments and find as yet unforeseen applications for this new physiology toolkit, enhancing their existing arsenal of imaging tools." The work outlined in Science is the first result of a new joint effort between UCLA's Jons...
Multi-purpose protein regulates new protein synthesis and immune cell development
...p synthesizing new proteins to give the ER time to catch
up. Second, it induces expression and synthesis of more chaperone proteins to assist with protein folding and help with protein trafficking. And third, it activates genes involved in protein degradation to get rid of excess unfolded proteins. So you ...
Increased risk of osteoporosis associated with gene that one in five people have
...ose even more bone mass after menopause. If we can catch
them at an early age, we can maximize their chances to avoid osteoporosis."...
Physicians recommend screening for toxoplasmosis for all pregnant women, newborns
...hers said. "We have medicines that can help if we catch
the infection and improve outcomes if we detect the infection early, but by only taking a careful history and examination we are missing many pregnant women and their infants who may benefit from treatment," said study co-author Rima McLeod, M.D., pr...
UCSD discovery may help extend life of natural pesticide
...nsect populations near fields where Bt is used and catch
insect resistance in its early stages by looking for changes in glycolipids," said Aroian. "If changes are detected, switching to another pesticide, perhaps even another variety of Bt that works through a different mechanism, could prevent the resis...
Technological revolutions in sensors, robotics, and telecommunications allow new views of ocean
...ter, more environmentally safe gear. They can also catch
their quota in one quarter of the time, which coul...1.5 feet tall and acting like a fly-trap flower to catch
crustaceans. The only similar species known to the world was found in a cave in the Mediterranean a...
Rapid, new test develped for inherited immune deficiency
...ic D. Green, M.D., Ph.D. "Here we have a chance to catch
an illness early when treatment is most effective. This new approach provides a rapid, accurate indication of a possible immune problem immediately after birth while the infant is protected by the mother's antibodies still circulating in the baby's ...
Urgent measures needed to retain our lead in pharmaceuticals
...ls to the market place. However, Asia is poised to catch
up. India, for example, long content to build a business on the production of pharmaceuticals for which the patents have lapsed, is now set to carry out its own front line research. Meanwhile in Europe development costs of new drugs are climbing stea...
First ever estimate of cod fishery in 1850s reveals 96% decline on Scotian Shelf
...od levels in the 1850s, created using old schooner catch
records and observations, coupled with modern mode...c goals for management, not just recently observed catch
levels." 150-year perspective challenges 'conventional wisdom' The researchers say that a 150-year p...
Researchers investigate 'whole farm' approach to reduce dairy pollution
...d the manure, either composted or as a slurry from catch
lagoons, on crops as fertilizer. The typical crop is some sort of forage, which uses 1 pound of phosphorus for every 4 pounds of nitrogen. The forage is a method of recycling manure, and if the proportions of phosphorus to nitrogen were correct, it ...
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