Navigation Links
University of Florida reports 2012 US shark attacks highest since 2000
Date:2/11/2013

ent, largely due to the provocative nature of the activity. Swimmers were affected by 22 percent of attacks, followed by divers, with 8 percent.

Burgess said 30 million to 70 million sharks are killed every year in fisheries, and people need to recognize humans pose a greater threat to elasmobranchs (sharks, skates and rays) than sharks do to humans. Worldwide over-fishing, especially to meet demands for flesh and fins used in shark fin soup, an Asian delicacy, continues to contribute to the decline in shark populations, Burgess said.

In the case of a shark attack, researchers advise taking a proactive response, such as hitting the shark's nose, since they respect size and power.

"Shark attacks are rare and it doesn't matter whether you call them attacks or bites or bumps your chances of having any of them are slim," Burgess said.


'/>"/>
Contact: George Burgess
gburgess@flmnh.ufl.edu
University of Florida
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Rice University lab show how blood vessels regroup after stroke
2. Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference at Northeastern University
3. In a fight to the finish, Saint Louis University research aims knockout punch at hepatitis B
4. University-developed omega-3-rich ground beef available soon
5. Aarhus University builds research station in North Greenland
6. National Academy of Inventors honors 3 University of Houston professors
7. Clemson University researchers to study oil and gas operations impact on Gulf Coast pelicans
8. Israel Prize awarded to Tel Aviv University biochemist
9. Clemson University researchers: What happens to peaches when the chill is gone?
10. Vitamin D holds promise in battling a deadly breast cancer, Saint Louis University researchers say
11. Hebrew University study finds key mechanism in calcium regulation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... LAS VEGAS , Dec. 18, 2014   ... platform built for the post-password and Internet of Things ... additional seed funding. The venture round was led by ... Pantera Capital, Rimrock Venture Partners, VegasTechFund, and others.  LaunchKey ... the new funding to expand its team and bring ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... , Dec. 15, 2014 The Defense ... it easier to detect and prevent counterfeit microcircuits ... Today the agency started performing an in-house microcircuit ... validate the authenticity of purchased microcircuits while increasing ... quality control measures will be conducted at DLA,s ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... Dec. 16, 2014 Valencell, a leader in ... biometric technology to industry leaders such as Intel, Jabra, ... validated, biometric wearable products. These products will be showcased ... Las Vegas . "Our ... flexible and robust – with the clinical data to ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):LaunchKey Raises $3 Million in Additional Funding Led by Metamorphic Ventures 2LaunchKey Raises $3 Million in Additional Funding Led by Metamorphic Ventures 3Defense Logistics Agency Launches DNA Marking Capability to Strengthen Microcircuit Supply Chain 2Defense Logistics Agency Launches DNA Marking Capability to Strengthen Microcircuit Supply Chain 3Valencell PerformTek Biometrics Power the Most Accurate Wearables at CES 2015 2
... mysteries of modern coral reefs is how they evolved from ... in the record of coral evolution. This evolutionary gap ... and changes in the Earth,s climate between 1 and 2 ... went extinct, and the modern reef corals emerged. To ...
... Bioinformatics Laboratory at the University of Illinois in collaboration ... probe the world of proteins for answers to questions ... formed from chains of amino acids and fold into ... sciences professor Gustavo Caetano-Anolls, very little is known about ...
... a new study carried out at the Norwegian Institute of ... supplements from four weeks before conception to eight weeks into ... birth to children with childhood autism (classic autism). "It ... before conception to eight weeks into pregnancy," states Pl Surn, ...
Cached Biology News:University of Miami geologists to address the mystery of an evolution gap in reef corals 2Untangling life's origins 2Untangling life's origins 3Folic acid lowers risk of autism 2
(Date:12/19/2014)...  Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced ... a privately held company based in ... a big data platform for centralized management and ... proprietary on-market Genomic Management Solution, Bina-GMS 1 , ... fast and scalable analyses to maximize the value ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) December 18, 2014 ... one of the nation’s leading specialty pharmacies, has ... who serve as clinical pharmacy consultants for prescriber ... disease therapy expertise. , “We have a ... disease therapies. For example, those specializing in hepatitis ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 2014 Reports from CDC ... suffer from one or more chronic health conditions - ... can address some of these diseases, but may not ... sufferers face. While implanted nerve stimulation devices today offer ... nerve, which can induce side effects. , To ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 18, 2014 ... a limited time special on Sartorius Biohit products ... Free on mLINE pipettes, Picus Electronic Pipette Trade-in Program, ... by Health and Safety officers around the world. They ... manual pipetting. Other features include:, ,     Full ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Roche acquires Bina Technologies and enters the genomic informatics market 2Roche acquires Bina Technologies and enters the genomic informatics market 3BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy Expands ‘Regional Pharmaceutical Care Liaison’ Team 2BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy Expands ‘Regional Pharmaceutical Care Liaison’ Team 3Draper Wins GSK Funding for Smaller, Smarter Implantable Devices 2Major Pipette Distributor Pipette.com Announces Sartorius Year End Specials 2
... Symbol: MS, EDMONTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - BioMS ... of multiple sclerosis (MS), will hold,its Annual General Meeting ... 4:00,p.m. (ET)., A live audio webcast of the ... connect at least ten minutes prior to the,conference call ...
... Cequent Pharmaceuticals, a,pioneer in the development of ... and treat human disease, announced that Michael ... of directors. Dr. Taylor is,president and chief ... Massachusetts-based biotechnology company developing novel,classes of therapeutics ...
... Wednesday, May 7th at 9:30am EDT, NEW YORK, ... today announced that Michael S. Weiss, the Company,s,Chairman and ... Bank 33rd Annual Health Care Conference in Boston, Massachusetts., ... Wednesday, May 7th at,9:30am EDT, will be webcast live ...
Cached Biology Technology:BioMS Medical announces conference call and web cast for Annual General Meeting 2Michael D. Taylor, Ph.D., Joins Cequent Pharmaceuticals' Board of Directors 2Keryx Biopharmaceuticals to Present at the Deutsche Bank 33rd Annual Health Care Conference 2
... a cytochrome P450 (CYP450) metabolite postulated to ... and cerebral vasculature. In rat cerebral microvessels, ... autoregulatory vasoconstriction. 20-HETE is excreted mainly as ... 20-HETE (20-40 pg/ml in human urine) is ...
Contact us for more information...
Rabbit polyclonal to Quinaldic Acid ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Synthetic peptide Quinaldic Acid conjugated to a protein carrier....
... kinase (JNK) is one of the several ... been used as a sensitive reporter for ... a 1000-fold increase in sensitivity in comparison ... Firefly luciferase catalyzes the oxidative carboxylation of ...
Biology Products: