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New study links low fish supply to increased bushmeat hunting

...the West African nation of Ghana, which once had a thriving fishing industry, has led to increased illegal hunting of wild game, or bushmeat, according to new research to be published Friday, Nov. 12, in the journal Science. Researchers say that dwindling marine resources for Ghanaians have led to the extinc...

A complex agricultural society in Uruguay's La Plata basin, 4,800-4,200 years ago

...arge and spatially complex mound sites. These were thriving societies that probably were integrated into regional networks of towns and villages". Iriarte believes that "this region was a locus of early population concentration in lowland South America."...

Study reveals developing countries with recipe for thriving health biotech industries

... the recipe used by developing countries to create thriving health biotech industries." Results of the study, funded by Genome Canada and others and published Dec. 6 in a supplement to Nature Biotechnology, documents the development of successful health biotechnology sectors in detailed case...

Science's Breakthrough of the Year: Salty, acidic soup could have supported life on Mars

...ied up, but creatures capable of surviving or even thriving under such extreme conditions live here on Earth. An international team of scientists outfitted the two identical Rovers with "eyes" that see in color, a magnifying glass, a grinding wheel for exposing fresh rock, an elemental analyzer, and two miner...

Tiny scaffolding allows stem cells to become working fat cells

...far, the researchers have kept the cells alive and thriving for several months and hope to maintain them for up to a year. "We know that the environment in which a community of cells finds itself has a great deal of influence on the biology underway within those cells," Kniss said. "And that biology is always...

Essential mangrove forest threatened by cryptic ecological degradation

...s, this function is taken up by mangroves, forests thriving at the edge of land and sea that are ecologically and socio-economically important for local people in tropical countries on all continents. Using biology, geography, hydrology, socio-economic interviews, and 18th-century history, an international te...

HGM2005 (HUGO's 10th International Human Genome Meeting) will be held in Kyoto

... venture companies were established. These are now thriving and developing new businesses, which will exert industrial influence globally into the future. Many local and international companies will be attending and exhibiting their latest products and services at HGM. In order to attend HGM2005, advance r...

ORNL, UC Berkeley unravel real-world clues to Earth's mysteries

...RIDGE, Tenn., May 5, 2005 -- A microbial community thriving under bizarre natural conditions in California cou...7 degrees Fahrenheit. "This microbial community is thriving at the extreme edge," said Bob Hettich, a co-author and member of ORNL's Chemical Sciences Division....

Stem cell research in New York City receives pivotal boost from The Starr Foundation

...this exciting scientific frontier." "We envision a thriving community of scientists on these three contiguous campuses creating a major hub of stem cell research in the country," said Mr. Greenberg, who is also Chairman Emeritus of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College's Board of Ov...

Chinese Minister of Sciences visits Ghent biotechnologists

...s injected some 500 million euro into the field. A thriving industry has sprung up - especially around Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen - in vaccines, medical equipment, and immuno-diagnostics. China and Flanders could collaborate, for example, in the area of genetically modified crops. Among other activities...

Discovering an ecosystem beneath a collapsed Antarctic ice shelf

...the end of its mission and only later discovered a thriving clam community, mud volcanoes, and a thin layer of bacterial mats. The discovery could provide evidence for researchers to better understand the dynamics within the inhospitable sub-ice setting, which covers more than 1.5 million square kilometers [n...

Coral reef fish larvae settle close to home

... a marine fish species. Clownfish are subject to a thriving aquarium-fish trade in many tropical countries, and their numbers have been seriously depleted. This study provides real hope that marine reserves can provide the right balance between conserving such species and exploiting them in a sustainable mann...

Census of Marine Life explorers surprised by diversity, density of Arctic creatures

...ies, squid, cod, and other animals have been found thriving in the extreme cold, thanks to a landmark voyage during the brief polar summer aboard an American ice cutter. News of the marine discoveries in the far north coincides with announcement of seed funds for a matching effort in the Antarctic. The 30-d...

Oceanographers work a quarter of the world away from ship they're 'on'

... the mantle rocks beneath Lost City are residents, thriving in tiny fissures, or are commuters simply coursing through on highways of fluid without much need for the rock, says Gretchen Frh-Green, a scientist with Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich. By carefully correlating samples of rock, fluid a...

Microbe has huge role in ocean life, carbon cycle

...success of SAR11, which they believe may have been thriving for a billion years or more. One scientific hypothesis holds that natural selection acts to reduce genome size because of the metabolic burden of replicating "junk" DNA with no adaptive value SAR11 supports that theory. Researchers are particularly ...

Say what? Bacterial conversation stoppers

...ts of the marine bacteria, essentially fooling the thriving oceanic gang into thinking its members were few, thereby terminating its quorum-sensing behaviors. In a more realistic encounter, Xavier mixed E. coli with V. cholerae, the cholera-causing bacteria that mixes with E. coli in human guts. When c...

Odd energy mechanism in bacteria analyzed

...g of carbon on Earth. These bacteria may have been thriving for a billion years or more, but they have the smallest genetic structure of any independent cell and were only first discovered by OSU scientists in 1990. Although tiny, because of their huge numbers SAR11 plays a major role in the planet's carbon c...

Abalones along Pacific coast may owe their huge, dinner-plate size to sea otters

..., avidly sought by divers and once the center of a thriving commercial fishery. A surge in the last century in the sea otter population, however, killed off the commercial abalone industry along the central and southern California coast and made it hard for sport divers to find any abalones, let alone large, ...

A salty tale: New bacterial genome sequenced from ancient salterns

... were surprised to discover ordinary bacteria also thriving in such a physically demanding environment, at salt concentrations up to 30 percent. How could these microbes--which normally prefer milder environments--thrive in such high salt? To find out, TIGR researchers Emmanuel Mongodin and Karen Nelson, wor...

Stanford evolution research cited by Science as a 2005 breakthrough

...r changes in skeletal armor and fin structures are thriving in natural environments. And the major differences between forms can now be traced to particular genes." Sticklebacks evolved from a relatively uniform marine population into today's broad spectrum of shapes and sizes when the last Ice Age ended roug...

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