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New textbook illuminates the close links between evolutionary and molecular biology
...es two Web-only chapters, downloadable figures and tables
from all chapters, a glossary, author notes with complete reference lists, discussion questions, chapter problems, links to useful Web sites, and other material, all of which are freely available....
Building green made easier with new roadmap
...rategies into the early stage of design, annotated tables
and charts to assist with preliminary sizing, as well as a summary of key issues to be addressed and references to additional resources. The Green Studio Handbook was written to serve as a reference guide and source of inspiration for students in d...
The Biology and Fisheries of the Slipper Lobster
...th parameters of scyllarid species Comparative tables
provide: A summary of genomic size and other genetic features of decapods, including information on several scyllarid species Cations in the carapace of various decapods with one species of scyllarid lobster ...
The Biology and Fisheries of the Slipper Lobster
...wth parameters of scyllarid species Comparative tables
provide: A summary of genomic size and other genetic features of decapods, including information on several scyllarid species Cations in the carapace of various decapods with one species of scyllarid lobster...
Mysterious 'neural noise' actually primes brain for peak performance
...ces needed to compute it. Anyone familiar with log tables
and slide rules knows that while multiplying large numbers is difficult, adding them with log tables
is relatively undemanding. The brain is apparently designed in a similar manner--"coding" the possib...
Bee genome information housed at Texas A&M University
...ing, though, may help cure disease and put food on tables
throughout the world. About three years ago, Dr. Christine Elsik an expert in genomics in the department of animal science at Texas A&M University offered to house the data from the honey bee genome sequencing project at Baylor College of Medicin...
More than meets the eye
...ical Studies have found that it actually turns the tables
and relies on eye movements to recognize partially hidden or moving objects. Their findings will be published in a forthcoming issue of Nature Neuroscience. "You might expect that if you move your eyes, your perception of objects might get degrade...
Islands spark accelerated evolution
.... Millien collected data from text, figures, and tables
in an extensive survey of the published literature. From these datasets, she calculated a total of 826 evolutionary rates for 170 populations representing 88 species. Rates of evolutionary change, she found, decreased over time for both island and ma...
Burning wetlands unleash sequestered mercury in wake of climate change
... regions, especially late in the season when water tables
are depressed," said Merritt Turetsky, assistant professor of plant biology and fisheries and wildlife at MSU. "When peat lands burn, they can release a huge amount of mercury that overwhelms regional atmospheric emissions. Our study is new in that i...
ENDO 2006 offers breaking research on the metabolic syndrome, obesity, hormones in women and more
...h a combination of expert sessions and media round tables
designed to give journalists opportunity for in-depth conversations with the experts. For a complete press schedule, to speak with a presenter or to obtain a free press registration form, please contact Meghan Norville at (410) 821-8220 or meghann@i...
USPTO Genetic Sequence Database, USGENE, available on STN International
...n sequence identity number (SEQ ID NO) and feature tables
for modifications and other features. USGENE datab...s, molecule types, sequence ID numbers and feature tables
- with the original USPTO publication text, especially the full-patent claims." commented Martin Gof...
A 'Guinness book' of biological records
... does a bamboo shoot grow a day? With hundreds of tables
and over 10,000 entries, Amazing Numbers in Biolog...ving properties such as body size and weight. The tables
presented here were compiled to put an end to the time-consuming search for such data. None of thos...
Award supports Virginia Tech research to reduce vehicle emissions, create biofuel
...h McGill, and others) developed data-based look-up tables
for light-duty vehicle emissions as a function of ...eration. Abbas' research will expand these look-up tables
into models suitable for multi-objective optimization. He will work with John Storey at the ORNL Fue...
Just the expectation of a mirthful laughter experience boosts endorphins 27 percent, HGH 87 percent
...room waiting to have their blood drawn, and on the tables
there is a wide variety of magazines that they can browse, because you don't want to bias what they do or watch. Time and behavior have proved me right with this approach," he added. Earlier experiments showed stress reduction Berk said the result...
Value of services performed by insects tops $57 billion in US
...lex web of interactions that helps put food on our tables
and remove our wastes. Humans - and probably most life on earth - would perish without insects, Vaughan said. Losey and Vaughan's study focused on the economic value of four particular services -wildlife nutrition, pest control, pollination and dung ...
New study confirms the ecological virtues of organic farming
...are applied, as for example in contaminating water tables
and causing biological dead zones at the mouths of major rivers," he says. "This study shows that the use of organic versus chemical fertilizers can play a role in reducing these adverse effects." Nitrogen treatments The PNAS study was conducted in...
Humans making wildlife sick
...l biologist says that it's time that we turned the tables
as often as not, it's humans that are making the wildlife sick, often to our own detriment. It's a 180-degree turn in perspective that Dr. Mark Lewis says is critical to our understanding of emerging infectious diseases of both wildlife and humans....
Storing carbon to combat global warming may cause other environmental problems, study suggests
...nds. In this case, reforestation could lower water tables
and help leach salt from soils, predicted the authors. "Widespread conversion of croplands to forest in the central U.S. farm belt may also improve regional water quality as nutrient, pesticide, and erosion runoff from crop production is reduced," th...
Woods Hole Research Center scientist part of international initiatives to save the great apes
...ntists. Sub-species population maps and associated tables
can be downloaded as well as a series of reports r...ffort. Laporte says, "The ape population maps and tables
are considered a work in progress. They can be downloaded, updated, and improved by apes experts aro...
STN Expreses Version 8.0 gives information professionals advance analysis and security capabilities
...resent their search results in improved reports or tables
while also boosting their ability to search, analy...ocessing tools provide flexible cell formatting in tables
for better client presentations An ability to export search results for use with the new STN Ana...