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AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009

... by temperature alone? The structure and dynamics of Earth's mantle are of great importance because ... USA; P. H. Lauritzen: Climate and Global dynamics Division, National Center for Atmospheric ... Colorado, USA; J. E. Kay: Climate and Global dynamics Division, National Center for Atmospheric ...

August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... Hemisphere growing season as controlled by dynamics of Earth's orbit around the sun. Short-term ... links with atmospheric and oceanic circulation dynamics as well as cycles of orbital and solar forcing. ... understanding regional- to global-scale climate dynamics and developing general circulation models that ...

Biologists devise unifying framework to explain evolutionary puzzles

... The group's goal is to integrate the dynamics of how biological systems function and how these functional dynamics evolve. Functional dynamics refers to the processes that make an organism ...

Biologists consider unifying framework to explain evolutionary puzzles

... The group's goal is to integrate the dynamics of how biological systems function and how these functional dynamics evolve. Functional dynamics refers to the processes that make an organism ...

Models simulate nitrate dynamics in Garonne, Southwest France

... the spatially and temporally complex flow and N dynamics of a major European watershed, the Garonne ... Quality . The spatial and temporal dynamics in the stream water NO3N concentrations in the ... the seasonal and decadal flow and water quality dynamics from mountainous headwaters to the lowlands in ...

The physics of star-forming clouds and the urban environment

... scientific meeting of the year devoted to the dynamics of such fluids. It brings together researchers ... recent progress in the understanding of the dynamics of the human tear film on the complex eye-shaped ... INFORMATION The 61st Annual Division of Fluid dynamics Meeting will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez ...

Jupiter's shrinking red spot

... how fluids flow. Today, the field of fluid dynamics addresses some of the most important questions in ... scientific meeting of the year devoted to the dynamics of fluids convenes in San Antonio, Texas. The ... American Physical Society (APS) Division of Fluid dynamics takes place from November 23-25 at the San ...

Animal and biological science highlights: San Antonio Fluid Dynamics Conference, Nov. 23-25

... American Physical Society (APS) Division of Fluid dynamics takes place from November 23-25 at the San ... Evans, a graduate student in experimental fluid dynamics at New Mexico State University, "the creation of ... where human access is limited." To explore the dynamics of hovering, Bocanegra Evans and his colleagues ...

AGU journal highlights: Nov. 11, 2008

... radiation are key components in upper atmospheric dynamics of terrestrial planets, Lundin et al. seek to ... find that several natural and model earthquake dynamics can be explained by the system organizing to a ... cloud-microphysical processes to boundary-layer dynamics and aerosol spectra, is particularly complex and ...

Diversity of trees in Ecuador's Amazon rainforest defies simple explanation

... . This study was conducted in the Yasuni forest dynamics plot of the Pontificia Universidad Catlica del ... years of data from the original long-term forest dynamics plot on Barro Colorado Island, which he ... in the CTFS/SIGEO network of more than 30 forest dynamics plots in 17 countries hope that researchers will ...

UC San Diego researchers identify potential new drug candidates to combat 'bird flu'

... of proteins, scientists work with molecular dynamics codes that simulate their movements as they obey ... researchers ran their data through a molecular dynamics program called NAMD - developed at the University ... doing handsprings behind home plate. Molecular dynamics simulations already have proved their value for ...

Scripps Oceanography Research pegs ID of red tide killer

... algal blooms and regulating algal bloom dynamics in temperate marine waters all over the world, ... to kill it, said Mayali, and we found similar dynamics in the natural bloom. Franks said he found it ... of discovery is helping us understand algal bloom dynamics and the interactions among the components of ...

Lowly Icelandic midges reveal ecosystem's tipping points

... Anthony Ives describes an ecosystem population dynamics model built on the flies of Lake Myvatn, showing ... as temperature or wind can unpredictably push the dynamics between these alternative patterns. "A practical, and serious, implication of these dynamics is that they make midges potentially susceptible ...

Studying rivers for clues to global carbon cycle

... evaluates our current understanding of carbon dynamics in rivers and reaches two important conclusions: ... the structure and transport conditions and the dynamics of rivers create a greater opportunity for ... funded by the National Science Foundation on the dynamics of organic carbon in rivers and trying to ...

University of Chicago launches research program in catastrophic deformation

... in outer space and perhaps even the internal dynamics of the atom. "It's these kinds of equations that ... which is critical for studying the properties and dynamics of proteins and cells. The previous ... properties," Gardel said. "By looking at the dynamics of those short timescales, you can extract ...

Biophysical Society announces winners of 2008 Student Travel Awards

... M. Davey, The Pennsylvania State University, dynamics Imaging of Membrane Nanostructural Changes ... Bangalore, India, Steady State Distribution and dynamics of GPI-anchored Protein-nanoclusters in Cell ... Travis J. Gould, University of Maine, Nanoscale dynamics of Hemagglutinin Clusters in Live Cell Membranes ...

Biophysical Society announces 2008 International Travel Awards

... gp120 Based on Structural Homology and Molecular dynamics Symulations. Ariel E. Contreras, ... Structural Properties of Active Sites: Molecular dynamics Simulations of Cruzipain Isoforms. ... Bangalore, India, Steady State Distribution and dynamics of GPI-anchored Protein-Nanoclusters in Cell ...

Interacting protein theory awaits test from new neutron analysis tools

... detailed study. According to Smith, lattice dynamics describe how the repeating units of a crystal ... overcome their computational hurdle, the lattice dynamics team is now ready for the SNS to test the ... is really there. "Atomic-detail crystal dynamics calculations have not been possible before, and ...

Hidden interactions between predators and prey: evolution causes cryptic dynamics in ecology

... come together to show that cryptic evolutionary dynamics can link these populations. The authors observed the dynamics of a rotifer and its food source, a unicellular ... observations of predator and prey population dynamics cannot always be trusted to be informative about ...

The value of variation: Ecologists consider the causes and consequences

... "Very little is known about how niche variation affects the ecological dynamics of a species or a community, and yet it is important to understand it in ... models that will determine how intraspecific variation affects ecological dynamics and community structure," Bolnick said. "At present, mathematical ...

Seals quickly respond to gain and loss of habitat under climate change

... mtDNA and evolutionary models, the research team tracked the population dynamics of the now extinct colony and the connectivity between this and modern ... Professor Rus Hoelzel said: "Using ancient DNA, we were able to track the dynamics and diversity of a population from its foundation, through to its ...

Australia's climate: Drought and flooding in annual rings of tropical trees

... Furthermore, in the recent edition of the journal " Climate dynamics " (No. 33 -1, P. 63-73) they showed that growth rings are most suitable as climate proxy data for the registration of the precipitation dynamics in Australia. Australia is periodically influenced by the climate ...

Scientists find formula to uncover our planet's past and help predict its future

... approach to the problem, using a mathematical algorithm, assuming the dynamics of each system has unknown parameters and that the data are distorted by ... puzzled ecologists for decades. Reconstructed data on such predator-prey dynamics could now give new insight into why some species suddenly decline. ...

A big lesson from the reef

... different species change and interact over time and how this drives the dynamics of biodiversity itself, now and in the deep past. Among his ... fellow at the University of Arizona (USA) where he examined global dynamics of marine biodiversity in the fossil record. In 2000, he came to James ...

AGU journal highlights -- March 12, 2009

... change and form a strong basis for fundamental questions about the dynamics of the skeletal formation process and the biological origin of the ... time. The authors expect that further research will help understand the dynamics of the Earth's radiation belts. Title: Characterization of ULF ...

Understanding soil carbon sequestration: New book presents key concepts

... evaluation and modeling of key processes that control soil carbon dynamics under a range of different conditions. For soil scientists interested in ... in the U.S. Great Plains," "Influence of Management on Soil Organic Carbon dynamics in Northern Mixed-Grass Rangeland," and "Crop Residue Management and Soil ...

New open-source software permits faster desktop computer simulations of molecular motion

... computer geeks like to say, "brand agnostic." OpenMM will enable molecular dynamics (MD) simulations to work on most of the high-end GPUs used today in laptop ... to further increase the adoption of GPU technology among the molecular dynamics community," said Andy Keane, general manager, GPU Computing at NVIDIA. ...

13 UCR faculty members recognized by American Association for the Advancement of Science

... of evolutionary biology, particularly for elucidating the evolutionary dynamics of dimorphic traits and for promotion of international discourse." ... the sociology of emotions, the processes of identity maintenance, and the dynamics of domestic violence." Yushan Yan, a professor of chemical and ...

From sheet metal elements to host cells: DFG launches 10 new collaborative research centers

... in this respect. In terms of applications, topics ranging from quantum dynamics to the mathematical principles of solid-state physics will be tackled. The ... of Tbingen; University of Zurich) The structure, functions and dynamics of biological membranes have fascinated scientists of wide-ranging ...

December Geosphere media highlights

... the Miocene changes in the southwestern United States. Evolution and dynamics of the Cenozoic tectonics of the South Balkan extensional system B.C. ... complex temporal and spatial relations between geometry, kinematics, and dynamics of lithospheric structure during the Cenozoic evolution of Mediterranean ...

Celebrated UH researcher invited to Caltech as distinguished scholar

... the invitation," said Hussain, director of UH's Institute of Fluid dynamics and Turbulence. "I am looking forward to having exciting discussion and ... than 250 scientific papers. He has received four coveted awards in fluid dynamics from the American Physical Society, the American Institute of Aeronautics ...

'Gray's Paradox' solved: Researchers discover secret of speedy dolphins

... Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) Division of Fluid dynamics in San Antonio, Texas. Collaborators on the research include Frank Fish, a ... Wei said the research team will likely continue to investigate the flow dynamics and force generation of other marine animals, which could yield new ...

Wildfires result in loss of forests reserved by Northwest Forest Plan

... says Tom Spies, a research ecologist and co-author on a study on the dynamics of older forests. The study, which was published in the journal, ... The study, The Relative Impact of Harvest and Fire Upon Landscape-Level dynamics of Older Forests: Lessons From the Northwest Forest Plan, examines western ...

ASU researchers receive NIH awards for studies of malaria and emergent disease

... models to allow scientists to analyze advantageous mutations and the dynamics of mutations under natural selection in a geographically structured ... between human and nonhuman primates. Escalante will also explore the dynamics of nonhuman malarial parasites as part of his vivax-macaque malaria ...

UC San Diego bioengineers fill holes in science of cellular self-organization

... the mechanism of cell ordering, and quantify the relationship between the dynamics of cell proliferation and the spatial structure of the population." One ... received little attention. We focused, therefore, on the structure and dynamics of a growing two-dimensional colony of non-motile bacteria." His fellow ...

Study reveals how viruses collectively decide the fate of a bacterial cell

... To find out, the researchers modeled the complex gene regulatory dynamics of the lysis-lysogeny switch for lambda phage. They tracked the dynamics of three key genes cro, cI and cII and their protein production. The ...

Old sheep raising the baaa

... in the September issue of The American Naturalist, suggests that the dynamics of populations are influenced not only by the weather but also by the ... from one year to the next. If consecutive years have similar weather, the dynamics of the population will be very different than if conditions are unrelated ...

Southern Sierra Science Symposium planned for Visalia

... UC Berkeley. His research focuses on the community ecology and population dynamics of temperate forests. Rob York is the manager of UC Berkeley's ... change. His main focus in these areas are population and community dynamics and species-distribution modeling. SCIENCE-BASED MANAGEMENT OF INVASIVE ...

Keeping an eye on the surroundings

... fast. The movements of the protein backbone influence the solvent, and the dynamics of the solvent can in turn influence the dynamics of the proteinthus playing an important role in the folding process. ...

Nitrogen retained through loss

... role in seagrass fields. Dutch researcher Arie Vonk studied the nitrogen dynamics of seagrasses in Indonesia. He discovered that the interaction between ... Animal species that live amongst the seagrass can influence the export and dynamics of seagrass leaves. The most important grazers of seagrass fields are sea ...
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