Tag: "drivers" at biology news
Genome Canada, Gnome Qubec and Universit de Montral launch P3G Consortium and CARTaGENE Project
...er in population genetics, CARTaGENE is one of the drivers
of P3G," said Dr. Laberge. "This infrastructure will function as a precursor for the development and testing of standards for large biobanks." ...
Candidate research sites selected for the National Ecological Observatory Network
... assessment and analysis of patterns, changes, and drivers
of land use, land cover, and land management. Core site decisions made by the NEON technical review committee were informed by detailed responses from the ecological community to a Request for Information, and by a formal RFI evaluation panel conve...
UN issues analysis of global investors' sustainable energy 'gold rush'
...ces and increasing government support top a set of drivers
fueling soaring rates of investment in the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, according to a trend analysis from the UN Environment Programme. The report says investment capital flowing into renewable energy climbed from $80 billion...
Researchers witness natural selection at work in dramatic comeback of male butterflies
...s strengthens the view that parasites can be major drivers
in evolution." The researchers focused on the Samoan islands of Upolu and Savaii, where in 2001, males of the Blue Moon butterfly made up only 1 percent of the population. In 2006, the researchers embarked on a new survey of the butterfly after an ...
See what you're spewing as you speed along
In future drivers
may only have to glance at the dashboard to see the pollution spewing out of their vehicles exhausts. A team from The University of Manchester has constructed a laser measuring device capable of recording levels of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide a...
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