Tag: "price" at biology news
Geckos: It's not always about sex
...e.)--Usually when you give up something, there's a price
to pay. Not so in the case of the Australian Bynoe's gecko. This line of all-female geckos doesn't need sex or a male to reproduce and, contrary to expectations, these "Wonder Woman" geckos can run farther and faster than their sexually reproducing r...
Scientific Integrity text adds website support to new edition
...sible Conduct of Research, 3rd Edition, has a list price
of $49.95 and can be ordered from ASM Press via the website at http://www.asmpress.org ....
New book explains antibiotic resistance for a broad audience
... says Salyers. Revenge of the Microbes has a list price
of $29.95 and can be ordered online at: http://www.asmpress.org ....
Children at risk, says Illinois agricultural economist who helped assess the world's ecosystem
...ecosystems but it is our children who will pay the price
of our drawing down of our natural capital, unless we can find ways to make it sustainable," said Gerald Nelson, a professor in the department of agricultural and consumer economics. Nelson headed one of several teams assembled to study the state of ...
Alaskan puzzles, monitoring provide insight about North Pacific salmon runs
...ery large harvests in years of big returns because price
goes down as does quality." The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation grant is for three years and is part of its Wild Pacific Salmon Ecosystem Initiative. The initiative focuses on salmon conservation in pristine areas, in hope of saving healthy system...
Migration study finds that sweeping management changes are needed to protect Atlantic bluefin tuna
...$45 a pound for the popular delicacy. In fact, the price
for a single giant tuna in the Tokyo fish market has even exceeded $100,000. Little wonder that these animals continue to endure relentless hunting pressure from fishing fleets around the world. ICCAT estimates that the western population has fallen ...
'You can't buy conservation,' suggests survey of Africa's rain forest parks
...terest of those living near the park to bid up the price
of their support, thereby threatening the integrity of the park." Nor is ecotourism the answer for park preservation, said Struhsaker, since unregulated ecotourism can stress park ecology as much as can economic development. "Rather than throwing mo...
Will aid to poor put wildlife at risk?
...oor families. Contrary to what was expected, the price
of poultry and livestock appeared to have little s...mount of bushmeat consumed. But, increases in the price
of bushmeat resulted in both a decrease in bushmeat consumed and an increase in fish consumption. Th...
New winter hulless barley has high protein
...ew markets, including food, feed, and ethanol. The price
for winter barley has declined since 1996. Even though winter barley was an integral component of the region's cropping system, growers stopped producing it because it was not profitable. The Small Grains Breeding Program work is aimed at reversing t...
Cure no quick fix for cancer survivors on long road to recovery
...da researchers say survival often comes at its own price
-- the mind may need mending even after the body heals. A national study of cancer patients who underwent bone marrow transplantation reveals cancer diagnosis and treatment has a profound and lasting emotional and physical impact that can persist fo...
Asian interest provides opportunities for US hard white wheat
...ther we continue to buy will depend on thequality, price
and consistent supply." Thailand buys mostly hi...nd want tobuy more. Australia and Canada generally price
under the United States inthis market, but Rudd said the United States offers the ability to buymult...
AGI publishes 43rd edition of the Directory of Geoscience Departments
...t (703) 379-2480, or through Amazon.com. The list price
is $40.00; members of AGI member societies are eligible to purchase one copy at 20 percent off list price....
The world's smallest synchrotron, MIRRORCLE-6X, now commercially available
... a serious drawback, the very significant facility price
tag. Synchrotron light is thus expensive, which ultimately constrains aspirations on its usage. What makes MIRRORCLE-6X so intriguing is that for the first time it may be possible to proliferate synchrotron light with a very low entrance fee. This is...
Bayou blues: Working to save the US from the worst potential oil, gas and fishing crisis
...ave a direct hit. There's no telling how high the price
of oil will go years down the line if a severe hur...tline. Besides losing the oil, you'd also face the price
of repairing broken pipelines, huge loses in shrimping and fishing and restructuring the whole shipp...
Flocking together: Study shows how animal groups find their way
...roups like those of real animals, which pay a high price
-- such as being eaten -- if they stray from their group. Second, a few animals were programmed to have a preferred direction, as if aware of a food source or other valued destination. These animals were instructed to balance their desire to move tow...
Why attractive (but costly) males get the girls
...emale crickets, they found, paid a higher survival price
for mating with attractive males, these females produced both daughters that laid more eggs within a given time and sons that were more attractive. The benefit stems in large part, the authors argue, from siring "sexy" sons. Thus, by evaluating both ...
AGI publishes 10th edition of GeoRef Thesaurus
...1) is 870 pages, soft cover (8.5" x 11"). The list price
is $139.95; members of AGI Member Societies receive a 20 percent discount at $111.96. Please add an additional $13.25 for postage and handling costs in the contiguous United States. Orders to addresses in Maryland and Virginia are subject to sales ta...
$43 million from Gates Foundation to produce inexpensive antimalarial drug for Third World
...iveness after a short three-day regimen. Yet, at a price
of $2.40 per adult course for artemisinin combinat...wn the cost of treatment to well under a dollar, a price
more affordable for patients in developing countries. "This is an extraordinary partnership between...
US researchers warn of possible fertility risk to men using laptop computers on their laps
...rldwide. Continued improvements in power, size and price
of LC have favoured their increased use in younger people and laptop sales now exceed those of desktop computers." With the exception of an anecdotal report of genital burns, the effect of portable computers on scrotal temperature when they are ...
Stanford biologist working to restore native forests to Hawaii
...t depend on koa forests can be more than worth the price
of admission. "Many Hawaiian plants and animals ha...He plans to assess factors as varied as the market price
of koa wood, the cost of restoring forest on grazing land and the cultural preferences of ranchers. ...
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