Navigation Links
Researchers receive $1.14 million to study threats to honey bees
Date:4/4/2014

scholar in biology, Katriona Shea, professor of biology, and Reka Albert, professor of physics and of biology, will model perturbations to ecosystem structure, specifically the permanent or temporary removal or introduction of one or more species.

"This model will allow us to assess which species and ecosystem properties contribute to the susceptibility of an ecosystem to catastrophic failure, and which contribute most to stability," said Campbell.

According to Shea, the need to address the impacts of environmental perturbations is increasingly urgent.

"The addition or loss of species to existing ecological communities can have far-reaching consequences for both the community and the greater ecosystem in which the community is embedded," she said. "For example, the recent, rapid decline in pollinator levels poses a serious risk to global agriculture and food security. This project will advance our knowledge of how these complex systems function. Only if we can anticipate the effects of environmental perturbations can we act to prevent or ameliorate undesired outcomes."


'/>"/>

Contact: A'ndrea Elyse Messer
aem1@psu.edu
814-865-9481
Penn State
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Swedish researchers show impact of long-term vitamin D insufficiency on fracture risk
2. Guelph researchers solve part of hagfish slime mystery
3. Researchers design trees that make it easier to produce paper
4. Researchers manipulate tiny objects with ultrasound
5. UCSB researchers create first regional Ocean Health Index
6. Researchers identify how zinc regulates a key enzyme involved in cell death
7. Researchers reveal a new pathway through the sodium pump
8. Researchers uncover secrets of a mollusks unique bioceramic armor
9. Scripps Florida scientists offer best practices nutrition measurement for researchers
10. Researchers identify new protein markers that may improve understanding of heart disease
11. Two researchers known for identifying and treating bubble boy disease honored by March of Dimes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/10/2015)... April 10, 2015 Research and ... the "Security Competitive Profiles - NEC" report ... NEC will continue to supply a range ... market, with a company focus on the development of ... Winning opportunities in the Asia-Pacific ...
(Date:4/2/2015)... April 2, 2015 At its 2015 ACMG ... City , the American College of Medical Genetics ... directors to its Board.  Members of the ACMG Board ... for forming and advancing its policies and programs. ACMG ... "It,s an eventful time in medical genetics ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... YORK , March 31, 2015  Elephant Talk ... "Company"), a global provider of Software Defined Network Architecture ... today announced total revenue of approximately $20.4 million for ... a restated $19.5 million for the year ended December ... calendar 2014, the Company had completed its multi-year transition ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NEC Security Competitive Profile 2015 2American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 2American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 3American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 4American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 5American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 6American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 7American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Announces New Board Members: Dr. Louanne Hudgins is ACMG President-Elect 8Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 2Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 3Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 4Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 5Elephant Talk Reports 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results 6
... National Human Genome Research Institute has selected the Johns ... of Excellence" to study the ethical, legal and social ... will receive three years of funding to build on ... and public health, bringing the fields together in the ...
... HUNTSVILLE, TX (9/18/12) -- To help identify victims after ... or acts of genocide, researchers at Sam Houston State ... and speed up the DNA identification process. ... adverse conditions, such as remote locations, intense heat, and ...
... well to keep patients from developing AIDS, but no one ... the human body, so patients continue to require lifelong treatment ... team of researchers led by Dr. David N. Levy, Associate ... York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD), have discovered a new ...
Cached Biology News:Personal genome, public health 2Personal genome, public health 3Sam Houston State studies DNA preservation in mass disasters 2New HIV-1 replication pathway discovered by NYU College of Dentistry researchers 2
(Date:4/30/2015)... April 30, 2015 Available in ... http://www.lespausa.com , Phytomer’s DOUCEUR INTEMPORELLE Restorative ... reactive skin while battling the weakening threat of ... cream is formulated with star ingredient GLYCOSEA, a ... in a complex of soothing minerals and trace ...
(Date:4/30/2015)... Sterlitech is proud to offer Synder ... PY, and PZ Polyacrylonotrile (PAN) membranes , as ... to be ideal for oil removal in wastewater ... process requirements where the presence of oils in ... on industrial wastewater discharge and quality requirements for ...
(Date:4/29/2015)... ON , April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSX-V: BRM) ("Biorem" ... periods ended December 31, 2014. Biorem,s complete fiscal 2014 year-end financial statements ... FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2014 , 2013 , 2014 ... 10,683 , 19,596 Gross profit 1,326 , 1,703 ... 1,191 , 1,493 , 3,377 , ...
(Date:4/29/2015)... Colo. , April 29, 2015 ... providers of cartilage, cellular, bone, skin and soft-tissue ... care to advance patient healing, announced the launch ... Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) also ... from the low-cost to the high-cost category for ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Phytomer introduces DOUCEUR INTEMPORELLE Restorative Shield Cream 2Phytomer introduces DOUCEUR INTEMPORELLE Restorative Shield Cream 3Sterlitech Offers New Ultrafiltration Membranes 2Biorem Reports Results for Fourth Quarter 2014 and Year Ended December 31, 2014 2Biorem Reports Results for Fourth Quarter 2014 and Year Ended December 31, 2014 3Biorem Reports Results for Fourth Quarter 2014 and Year Ended December 31, 2014 4AlloSource Announces New Possibilities In Wound Care 2
... steps toward putting quantum computers into real practice sending ... and transmitting the signal to a second, distant qubit ... Yale. The accomplishments are reported in sequential issues of Nature ... highlighted as the cover along with complementary work from a ...
... 3% over Fiscal 2006 to $27.5 million - ... dollars unless otherwise noted), BELLEVILLE, ON, Sept. 26 ... technology-driven Canadian,biopharmaceutical company, today announced financial results for its ... announcements of the first shipment and commercial usage of,our ...
... Sept. 26 Nastech,Pharmaceutical Company Inc. (Nasdaq: NSTK ... in New York City on Thursday, October 4, 2007,from ... Westin New York at Times,Square, on 270 West 43rd ... C. Quay, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman, President and,Chief Executive Officer ...
Cached Biology Technology:Yale scientists make 2 giant steps in advancement of quantum computing 2Yale scientists make 2 giant steps in advancement of quantum computing 3Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2007 Year-End Results 2Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2007 Year-End Results 3Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2007 Year-End Results 4Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2007 Year-End Results 5Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2007 Year-End Results 6Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2007 Year-End Results 7Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2007 Year-End Results 8Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2007 Year-End Results 9Bioniche Reports Fiscal 2007 Year-End Results 10Nastech to Host 2007 Analyst and Institutional Investor Day 2Nastech to Host 2007 Analyst and Institutional Investor Day 3
... LM is a high quality microarray scanner based ... background rejection and spatial resolution. The DNAscope ... low cost microarray scanner that is upgradeable to ... Main Features: Includes control module (computer), ...
... Convenient, easy-to-use kits for arraying ... detection using common lab equipment. DiscoverLight ... analysis of your protein, cell lysate ... format. The kits include specially designed ...
... Stabilizer is an aqueous solution that ... other non-toxic stabilizing chemicals in a ... 6.5. This product contains ... 0.02% bromonitrodioxane as a preservative. ...
... When nonspecific binding is a problem ... variety of immobilized NeutrAvidin products as ... NeutrAvidin is a modified avidin derivative ... provide a biotin-binding protein with exceptionally ...
Biology Products: