Tag: "skeletons" at biology news
Researcher to study astronaut bone loss for space biology agency
...bone loss for the same reason astronauts do: their skeletons
have not borne any weight. "This makes their rehabilitation risky, because, like astronauts who have returned to earth, they are predisposed to fractures." Long's research project will focus on the relationship between three substances: insulin-lik...
Early Europeans unable to stomach milk
... ability to digest milk was missing from Neolithic skeletons
dating to between 5840 and 5000 BC. However, throu...e." The team carried out DNA tests on Neolithic skeletons
from some of the earliest organised farming communities in Europe. Their aim was to find out whether...
National Academies Advisory: March 5 lecture on ocean acidification
...orm carbonic acid that can dissolve the shells and skeletons
of marine organisms, including corals. At the eighth annual Roger Revelle Commemorative Lecture, Ken Caldeira from the Carnegie Institution will address this topic in a discussion entitled "WHAT CORALS ARE DYING TO TELL US ABOUT C02 AND OCEAN ACIDIF...
An ancient bathtub ring of mammoth fossils
...ern Washington. The fossils, in some cases whole skeletons
of Mammathus columbi, the Columbian mammoth, were ...feet, were exceptions rather than the rule. Full skeletons
found at lower elevations were likely buried soon after death-by-torrent, a hard to imagine wall of ...
Waters off Washington state only second place in world where glass sponge reefs found
... says. The glass sponges so-called because their skeletons
are made of silica (the same material as beach san...rations of sponges grow atop the still-hard silica skeletons
of previous generations. The reefs just discovered are in 650 feet of water and rise between 6 and 1...
1 2 3