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Biologist discovers pink-winged moth in Chiracahua Mountains

... trial attorneys on interpreting DNA evidence. collecting moths is a hobby. His new discovery is ... the color. Walsh discovered L. leeae while collecting one evening at Onion Saddle, at about 7,700 feet in the Chiracahuas. collecting involves illuminating a sheet with mercury vapor ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

... (DHS) announced today that it has begun collecting additional fingerprints from international ... Detroit is the next port of entry to begin collecting 10 fingerprints from international visitors. ... John F. Kennedy International Airport will begin collecting additional fingerprints. The remaining air, sea ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at Orlando International Airport

... (DHS) announced today that it has begun collecting additional fingerprints from international ... Orlando is the next port of entry to begin collecting 10 fingerprints from international visitors. ... F. Kennedy International Airport will soon begin collecting additional fingerprints. The remaining air, sea ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at Miami International Airport

... (DHS) announced today that it has begun collecting additional fingerprints from international ... Miami. Miami is the next port of entry to begin collecting 10 fingerprints from international visitors. ... Three other ports of entry will soon begin collecting additional fingerprints, including: ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at San Francisco International Airport

... (DHS) announced today that it has begun collecting additional fingerprints from international ... San Francisco is the next port of entry to begin collecting 10 fingerprints from international visitors. ... collection. Four other airports will soon begin collecting additional fingerprints, including: Miami ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at George Bush Houston Intercontinental Airport

... (DHS) announced today that it has begun collecting additional fingerprints from international ... determinations and admissibility decisions. collecting 10 fingerprints also improves fingerprint ... is the next port of entry to begin collecting 10 fingerprints from international visitors. ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at Chicago O'Hare International Airport

... (DHS) announced today that it has begun collecting additional fingerprints from international ... determinations and admissibility decisions. collecting 10 fingerprints also improves fingerprint ... O'Hare is the next port of entry to begin collecting 10 fingerprints from international visitors. ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at Boston Logan International Airport

... determinations and admissibility decisions. collecting 10 fingerprints also improves fingerprint ... Logan. Logan is the next port of entry to begin collecting 10 fingerprints from international visitors. ... Seven other ports of entry will soon begin collecting additional fingerprints. The next ports scheduled ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

... (DHS) announced today that it has begun collecting additional fingerprints from international ... determinations and admissibility decisions. collecting 10 fingerprints also improves fingerprint ... 2007, and eight other ports of entry will begin collecting additional fingerprints during the next few ...

Leicester research paves way for first use in Europe of an insect to fight invasive plant

... of Leicester, Biocontrol experts at CABI were able to focus their collecting efforts on the precise region of Japan where the European clone of ... find out where the particular individuals in Europe had originated. A collecting trip to Japan was arranged and plants collected from a wide geographical ...

Earliest animals lived in a lake environment, research shows

... found in salty, alkaline lakes." The researchers' work involved collecting hundreds of rock samples from several localities in South China, carrying out mineralogical analysis using X-ray diffraction, and collecting and analyzing other types of geochemical data. "All our analyses show ...

Agriculture project helps bring 'PEACE' to Afghanistan

... scientist working in the capacity of pastoral ecologist. "We've been collecting data to monitor the quality and quantity of forage on Afghanistan's ... to those changes," she said. Since October 2006, the project has been collecting rangeland information in accessible provinces during the forage growing ...

Even plants benefit from outsourcing

... and her colleagues have published a review on the issues associated with collecting seed for broadscale restoration projects in the new journal Evolutionary ... "Our findings show that seed sourcing should concentrate less on collecting from local environments and more on capturing high quality and genetically ...

Missouri Botanical Garden mounts milestone 6 millionth herbarium specimen

... Curator of Botany. Croat discovered Anthurium centimillesimum while on a collecting trip in Ecuador's Pichincha province, in an area of tropical premontane ... existing species and none came close to this Anthurium." Croat has been collecting plant specimens in the wild for over 41 years as part of the Garden's ...

Scientists propose the creation of a new type of seed bank

... Santa Barbara, and a group of colleagues, have proposed a method of collecting and storing seeds of natural plant populations. They argue for the ... times to a baseline. "One way that we can obtain this baseline is by collecting seeds at a given point in time and archiving them under ideal ...

Florida's 'worm grunters' collect bait worms by inadvertently imitating mole sounds

... story is the fact that hundreds of people once made their livelihood by collecting worms in this unique fashion." Actually, the technique is practiced in ... thousands of worms in a day," Catania says. In one case, instead of collecting the worms, the biologist observed their behavior after they surfaced. ...

Killer whales, blind bats, discriminating dolphins, mating birds

... is to develop a system that does not need to be programmed up front, collecting data and analyzing it later in the lab. "Our vision is to make VoxNet an ... The team deployed their VoxNet system in a recent bioacoustic census, collecting data during a trip to Chiapas, Mexico at the Chajul Biological Field ...

DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport

... Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today that it has begun collecting additional fingerprints from international visitors arriving at New York's ... visitors arriving at JFK. JFK is the tenth port of entry to begin collecting 10 fingerprints from international visitors. Washington Dulles ...

UD named a regional research participant in National Children’s Study

... to affect the health and development of children, Amsden said. We'll be collecting a great deal of information on environmental quality, including air and ... project, which will provide access to a national protocol for collecting data on children and their environment over a long period of time. The ...

Dietary supplements manufacturers gain new tool to help ensure quality products

... Qualifying raw materials; Preparing for international quality control and cGMP audits; Setting and validating standard operating procedures; collecting in-process and batch-release tests; and Accurately packaging, labeling and storing products. The DSC draws its quality specifications from the ...

Hurricane Katrina: Phone home

... thousands of cell phone towers are already in place, the Tel Aviv University invention can be adopted quickly. And cell phone companies are already collecting the data anyway, as Americans continue to ramp up their minutes of call time every month. ...

Scientists announce top 10 new species, issue SOS

... record of a caffeine-free species from Central Africa. The plant is named for Professor Andr Charrier, "who managed coffee breeding research and collecting missions at IRD (Institut de Recherche pour le Dveloppement) during the last 30 years of the 20th century." And, in the category of "spray on new ...

Scientists announce top 10 new species; issue SOS

... record of a caffeine-free species from Central Africa. The plant is named for Professor Andr Charrier, "who managed coffee breeding research and collecting missions at IRD (Institut de Recherche pour le Dveloppement) during the last 30 years of the 20th century." And, in the category of "spray on new ...

MIT reels in RNA surprise with microbial ocean catch

... expression. That same sensitivity makes some of these creatures exceedingly difficult to grow in lab cultures. To overcome the hurdle of quickly collecting and filtering microbial samples in seawater before the microbes change their protein expression, the research team collaboratively with CEE ...

Searching for pollution in the Caribbean

... with a team of five Honduran biologists, had been up at the crack of dawn. They had spent the last few days preparing supplies and equipment for collecting surface and sediment samples on the coastal waters of Puerto Cortes. Puerto Cortes is a mere 55-kilometere drive from San Pedro Sula, where the team ...

Songbird study from CSHL, CCNY provides concrete measure of biology's impact on culture

... biologist at CCNY. Tchernichovski and his graduate student Olga Feher took up the experimental challenge, raising songbirds in soundproof boxes and collecting audio and video recordings of their subjects. Mitra and CSHL postdoctoral fellow Haibin Wang in turn analyzed these recordings, comprising a large ...

Publication sets guidelines across cancer therapies: Ensuring the best in patient management

... technology that allows physicians to determine how organs and tissues inside the body are functioning on a molecular and cellular level. In the past, collecting information about tumor response in a structured and meaningful format was difficult. As a result, generally accepted criteria for response ...

Rotator cuff tears: Are they all in the family?

... is that it is a springboard for attempting to identify an exact genetic component for this injury. Dr. Tashjian and his colleagues are currently collecting blood samples for DNA analysis of patients with rotator cuff tears, which will be used later for various genetic analyses to determine the exact ...

DNA barcoding of mosquito species deployed in bid to end elephantiasis

... microfilariae. Symptoms often appear years after infection. The disease can permanently damage the lymph system and kidneys, which results in fluid collecting and swelling in the arms, breasts, legs, and, for men, the genital area. The disease also makes it difficult for the body to fight germs and ...

Researchers report 'moderately large' potential for red tide outbreak in Gulf of Maine region

... Don Anderson, a senior scientist in the WHOI Biology Department and the lead investigator of the Gulf of Maine Toxicity (GOMTOX) study, spent 10 days collecting seafloor sediment samples between Massachusetts Bay and the Bay of Fundy looking for Alexandrium cysts. After the samples were processed and ...

Marine scientists warn of potential for spring, summer red tide outbreak in Gulf of Maine

... 2008, a survey team led by Don Anderson, a biologist at WHOI and principal investigator of the Gulf of Maine Toxicity (GOMTOX) study, spent 10 days collecting seafloor sediment samples between Massachusetts Bay and the Bay of Fundy, looking for Alexandrium cysts. After the samples were processed and ...

When every photon counts

... when the heterochromatin lies in the periphery of the nucleus. However when it is lumped in the nuclear core, the heterochromatin acts as a minute collecting lens. As the rod nuclei are arranged in columns, several of these 'micro-lenses' are stacked on top of each other. Computer simulations at the ...

Going bananas for sustainable research -- scientists create fuel from African crop waste

... types, like gas. "As well as the environmental damage this causes, it also takes a lot of time. Women can spend four or five hours a day just collecting firewood. If an alternative fuel could be found they could spend this time doing other things even generating an income. "Using waste to create ...

Gene discovery could lead to male contraceptive

... of disease-causing gene mutations. Although the team's research with these Iranian families focuses on identifying genetic causes of deafness, collecting genetic information from this population allowed the researchers to identify two families where male infertility that was not part of a syndrome ...

Stanford scientists find new solutions for the arsenic-poisoning crisis in Asia

... a well but is unable to find an arsenic-free location to install it? Fendorf has proposed several solutions, including installing arsenic filters, collecting rainwater and purifying surface water. Each option has pros and cons, he said. Filtering arsenic from well water raises the problem of how to ...

Fossil fragments reveal 500-million-year-old monster predator

... other parts of the animal were also in collections, but had been described independently as jellyfish, sea cucumbers and other arthropods. However, collecting expeditions from in the 1990s uncovered more complete specimens and hundreds of isolated pieces that led to the first hints that Hurdia was more ...

Using hair to manage HIV/AIDS and predict treatment success

... The sample was then stored at room temperature in a plastic bag until it was analyzed. "This is a painless, bloodless, biohazard-free, method of collecting a stable specimen from HIV patients that may allow for the monitoring of levels of antiretroviral drugs absorbed over time and the prediction of ...

Color test enhances tomato analyzer software

... various color and color uniformity. "TACT was designed to be user-friendly with minimum requirements for running it, yet accurate and precise for collecting objective measurements. It facilitates data collection and management, and requires equipment that is relatively more affordable", Francis explained. ...

An underwater drugstore?

... marine sponges. "One of the major problems is that these novel and natural compounds are found in very small quantities," Prof. Ilan explains. collecting and extracting such large amounts of these unique chemicals would require huge quantities of animals to be sacrificed, a practice which is not in ...

Marine scientists to assess environment before offshore drilling begins in US arctic waters

... at UTMSI. "The native Alaskan populations are very concerned about their environment and economy, and we will be including them in our planning and collecting to take advantage of their local knowledge." The team will collaborate with oil and gas companies and governmental and non-governmental agencies ...
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