Tag: "fish" at biology news
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
...s nonvolatile amine at hazardous levels before the fish
would begin to smell rancid, the report states. The approach also shows promise for detecting spoilage in other food types, it adds. ARTICLE #4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEA Food Freshness Sensor Using the Multistate Response from Analyte-Induced Aggrega...
Saudi Arabia's KAUST names WHOI first research partner
...ia that describes the dynamic relationships among fish
stocks and the fisheries that harvest them. By tracing out the biological and economic effects of alternative fisheries policies, such a model provides support for resource managers. The proposed coastal hydrography and circulation project will...
Multinational research: protecting ecology means understanding people, too
...oing in their environment I hunt this often, or I fish
this often, or we protected this forest, she said. But I am not trained to go out in the world and see what effect those actions are having on the wildlife or the forest. Funds will come from a science foundation program called Integrative Graduate...
Edible fish feasts beats malaria
...ournal BMC Public Health shows how Nile tilapia, a fish
more commonly served up to Kenyan diners, is a val...s with a control pond nearby. After 15 weeks the fish
reduced both Anopheles gambiae s.l. and Anopheles funestus, the region's primary malaria vectors, by...
Innovative tagging technique may help researchers better protect fish stocks
...management tool remains unclear. Simon Thorrold, a fish
ecologist from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Instit...isotope of bariuminto the tissues of mature female fish
just before spawning. That chemical tag is then passed to the females offspring and becomes a chemic...
Genetic analysis finds greater threat in frog-killing fungus
...ibuted to the introduction of non-native predatory fish
in some areas and to chytridiomycosis, a quickly spreading disease caused by this waterborne fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. The study, to appear in next week's edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggest...
Satellite tracking will help answer questions about penguin travels
... sometimes swimming hundreds of miles in search of fish
such as anchovies that are staples of the penguin diet. After about two weeks the male returns to the nest to incubate the eggs while the female goes in search of food. The birds' energy can be drastically sapped if they become coated w...
Census of Marine Life historians detail collapse of bluefin tuna population off northern Europe
...rs release the latest results of modern electronic fish
tagging efforts off Ireland and in the Gulf of Mex...through the U.K., Norway and elsewhere. Abundant fish
allowed recreational fishermen to establish the Scandinavian Tuna Club, which arranged bluefin tourn...
Forecasting system provides flood warnings to vulnerable residents of Bangladesh
...ing crops, move some livestock to safety, encircle fish
ponds with nets to prevent fish
from escaping, and stock food and other supplies. "The goal here is to help very local, grassroots...
Unknotting DNA clue to cancer syndrome
...learly shows that both break ends can autonomously fish
around to capture repair templates. Furthermore, when SGS1 is defective, all four matching chromosomes present can get entangled in a multichromosome Holliday junction. "It's a lot less tidy than we thought, but with both break ends being capable o...
Coelacanth fossil sheds light on fin-to-limb evolution
...uldnt be looking at the fins of our nearest living fish
relativeslungfishes and coelacanthsbecause theyre ...overy suggests that the two living groups of close fish
relatives of tetrapods (lungfish and coelacanth) are both highly specialized, according to Friedman....
Rare example of Darwinism seen in action
...olved placental reproduction. We worked with the fish
family Poeciliidae and other families in the ord...e IGF2 gene is found in all vertebrates (including fish
and people), and is the primary fetal development growth hormone. Reznick and the other researcher...
Chickens dieting to help Delaware waterways
...lity problems, such as massive blooms of algae and fish
kills. To put it in perspective, in 2006, Delaware farmers produced over 269 million broiler chickens--1.8 billion pounds of poultry--valued at more than $739 million, according to the Delmarva Poultry Industry. Those chickens produced more than 28...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 25, 2007
...ass up the farm-raised sea bass in the supermarket fish
department, and pay a premium for its wild cousin....re you getting your moneys worth, or was that wild fish
actually raised on a fish
farm and accidentally or intentionally mislabeled" Scientists in the Unite...
Geisinger scientist seeks cure for Lou Gehrig's disease, creating device to find treatment
...truments needed to use these small and inexpensive fish
for finding new drugs have not yet been brought to market. The students have developed a working prototype screening plate that allows scientists to quickly expose zebrafish to ALS and mix chemicals together. What once took weeks or months to sc...
MIT team building robotic fin for submarines
... and turn and store energy and do all the things a fish
does, they'll be much better than the remotely operated vehicles we have now, said James Tangorra, an MIT postdoctoral associate working on the project. The researchers chose to copy the bluegill sunfish because of its distinctive swimming motion, ...
Wider buffers are better
... stream shading and water temperature maintenance, fish
and wildlife habitat, or sediment control; there may be other buffer characteristics more favorable in removing nitrogen. In any case, watershed nutrient management efforts also must include control and reduction of specific and general sources of ni...
More fish oil, less vegetable oil, better for your health
...entists have provided new evidence that using more fish
oil than vegetable oil in the diet decreases the f...h says. Our study shows that prostanoids made from fish
oil are less effective at causing pain and swelling than those made from vegetable oil and that addi...
Presence of wolves allows aspen recovery in Yellowstone
...e chain of effects rippled through birds, insects, fish
and other plant and animal species. Aspen, a beautiful hardwood tree with golden fall color, a key to ecosystem biodiversity and a hallmark feature of mountain areas across the West, has been the focus of concern. Unlike willows, aspen are more eas...
Humboldt squid on the move
...cific Northwest by factory ships that grind up the fish
to make imitation crab and other minced-fish products.) In the last few years, Humboldt squid have also been expanding their range southward along the coast of South America, and may be threatening hake fisheries there as well. Over the last five o...
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