Tag: "patience" at biology news
Endangered shortnose sturgeon saved in Hudson River
...combination of species and habitat protection with patience
can successfully recover threatened species, even next to one of the busiest cities in the world....
The LouseBuster kills
...everal days. "Most parents do not have the time or patience
to comb out all the lice and eggs," Clayton and colleagues write. Some parents resort to home remedies such as bug spray, mayonnaise or kerosene. "These remedies can harm the child and there is little hard evidence that they are effective,"...
Shrinking ponds signal warmer, dryer Alaska
...e four-year project, said Riordan, was "having the patience
to circle 10,000 ponds for each time period." The main study area was the subarctic boreal region of Interior Alaska, which spans more than 5 million square kilometers bounded on the north by the Brooks Range and on the south by the Alaska Range. T...
World Trade Center identifications pushed forensic DNA technology
...ly in this emotional, heart-wrenching environment, patience
and understanding were aided by familiarity and trust. While samples of the living are replaceable, it quickly became apparent that degraded DNA made the use of STR by itself impossible in many victim identifications. Shaler and colleagues decided...
For two primates, patience takes different forms, shaped by ecology
...e animal kingdom, individuals face choices between patience
and impulsivity. A classic case, confronted by all...eward. In such cases, impulsivity typically trumps patience
as individuals fail to delay gratification. But what factors influence these decisions? Researchers ...
'Sinkers' provide missing piece in deep-sea puzzle
...ge. About one in four attempts was successful. The patience
and skill of those pilots was just amazing." Back in the lab, the researchers carefully measured the amount of organic carbon in each sinker. Finally, by multiplying the number of sinkers reaching the seafloor times the average amount of carbon per s...