Diversity of plant-eating fishes may be key to recovery of coral reefs
... offer one more approach to resource managers," hay
added. "If ecosystems were managed for critical ... surface near the underwater laboratory Aquarius, hay
and co-author Deron E. Burkpile who is now at ... cover by more than 20 percent during ten months," hay
said. "That is a dramatic rate of increase for a ...
Oklahoma researchers support biodiversity in biofuels production
... is highly endangered.
Palmer proposes hay
meadows as an option for the production of ... "In Oklahoma, we have a century-old tradition of hay
meadows where we've cut the grasslands for hay
and have had continuous yields all that time," ...
Sweets make young horses harder to train in Montana State study
... Pavilion. Half the horses ate only hay. The hay
was a mixture of grass and alfalfa. The other ... in addition to the hay. Both groups ate as much hay
and drank as much water as they wanted.
Each ... anxiety.
Horses that ate both grain and hay
became more upset when they were separated from ...
Ecologists tease out private lives of plants and their pollinators
... areas of species-rich chalk grasslands and hay
meadows across Northern Europe.
Relationships ... species and the species-rich chalk grassland and hay
meadow communities in which they live, all of ... and this may be what we are seeing in the hay
meadows, chalk grasslands and bumblebees species ...
Tropical crab invades Georgia oyster reefs -- but the long-term impact can't be predicted
... of those same organisms to survive when young, hay
noted. They are probably competing with the ... impact could still be significant. For instance, hay
noted, their availability as food could ... mussels.
Were not sure whats going to happen, hay
said. We cant really raise the alarm because we ...
African-Americans have unique lung cancer risks from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
... had quit within the previous ten years.
Researchers also found that hay
fever, previously shown to be protective among whites, was also protective among African Americans. Specifically, African Americans with hay
fever were 44 percent less likely to develop lung cancer, a rate that had ...
When our protective armor shows weakness
... more than threefold. In addition, these genetic variations predispose to hay
fever and asthma in those with atopic dermatitis.
Allergic diseases ... extremely strong risk factors for atopic dermatitis and beyond that for hay
fever. In the case of pre-existing eczema they may also cause asthma," ...
Fueling ethanol production while protecting water quality
... from land in soybeans (50%), the Conservation Reserve Program (25%), and hay
and pastures (25%). Recent data indicate that much row crop conversion was ... be a greater source of N and P loss to water than soybeans, perennials, or hay
crops. Most of the corn acreage increase occurred in the Mississippi River ...
Study characterizes eczema patients most at risk for dangerous viral infections
... infections had more severe disease, earlier age of disease onset, more frequent history of other allergic diseases such as food allergy, asthma and hay
fever, more allergic biomarkers, and more frequent skin infections with other microbes.
"These characteristics associated with eczema herpeticum ...
Cancer Genomics Browser gives cancer researchers a powerful new tool
... Science and Engineering (CBSE), an interdisciplinary center housed in the Baskin School of Engineering and directed by Haussler. Ting Wang, a Helen hay
Whitney postdoctoral fellow, came up with the initial design of the browser and coordinated the team's efforts. The first three authors of the ...
Pest management specialist Charles Summers wins prestigious Woodworth Award
... 200 journals and more than 800 presentations.
Summers is known for his research on the interactions among insects, diseases and weeds on alfalfa hay
and how they individually and as a whole, influence yield and quality. His work has led to improved best management decisions and decreased pesticide ...
Study critiques corn-for-ethanol's carbon footprint
... reserve. That, their analysis found, can ultimately increase soil carbon levels between 30 to 50 percent instead of reducing them.
"It's like hay
baling," Pieiro said. "You plant it once and it stays there for 20 years. And it takes much less energy and carbon dioxide emissions to produce that ...
Modified plants may yield more biofuel
... down amino acids and small proteins that can be absorbed by the intestine," said Carlson. "If this technology were to be transferred to alfalfa or hay
or such cattle feed, it might make it easier for the cows to break down the lignin through their own enzymes."
Carlson added that the technology ...
State fund advances titanium powder research, 9 other Iowa State projects
... Freeman Industries of Tuckahoe, N.Y. They want to develop and commercialize plastic products made from corn and soy proteins, including wrapping for hay
bales, pots for plants, construction panels, lubrication sticks and other products.
$66,477 to Nicola Pohl, an associate professor of chemistry. ...
UNH receives $380,000 grant to study organic dairy as closed ecosystem
... through intensive management of manure; changing the bedding method of the farm's 40 cows; increasing the cows' time on pasture; and growing grain, hay
bedding and silage on-site instead of purchasing them from external sources.
This research will point UNH -- and, Aber and his collaborators ...
Organic corn: Increasing rotation complexity increases yields
... organic systems crop rotation length and complexity had a strong impact on corn grain yield. A crop rotation that included corn, soybean, wheat and hay
resulted in average corn grain yield 30% greater than in a simple corn-soybean rotation and 10% greater than in a corn-soybean-wheat rotation. ...
RNA interference therapy heals growth deficiency disorder in a live animal
... cant stimulate growth itself but also blocks the action of normal growth hormone. It acts like Aesops dog in the manger which has no use for the hay
but keeps the cows from eating, says Phillips. Some other common dominant negative diseases include forms of colon cancer, deafness, muscular ...
Marine phytoplankton changes form to protect itself from different predators
... factors can affect even simple organisms, hay
noted. Phaeocystis suppresses colony ... W. Smalley, Todd Barsby, Jon T. Anderson and Mark hay
found that’s just what Phaeocystis does. ... to 76 blue whales or 3,000 bull elephants,” hay
explained. “That’s a pretty dramatic ...
Hay fever can send work productivity down the drain
... Employers can blame hay
fever for the loss of millions of hours of work ... spring.
A new study of nearly 600 people with hay
fever symptoms, including sneezing, watery eyes ... missed an hour of work per week during peak hay
While missing an hour of work ...
Microbes compete with animals for food by making it stink
... their resource from being consumed by animals," hay
added. "If microbes could produce chemicals that ... "So we assumed that had to do with palatability," hay
said. "It could have been that the predators ... the bait, but it didn't necessarily test feeding, hay
noted. "It could be that the rotten food is just ...
Global malaria map key weapon in fight against malaria, scientists say
... of need," say two prominent malaria researchers in PLoS Medicine.
and Robert Snow (Kenya Medical Research Institute and University of ... develop the science of malaria cartography. In their PLoS Medicine paper, hay
and Snow discuss details and goals of the project, which is funded by the ...
Iowa State researchers improving plastics made from corn and soy proteins
... applications for plastics from crop proteins include disposable wraps for hay
bales, pots for plants and packaging for the food industry.
Grewell, ... segment manager for Vermeer's ag product group, said the company will test hay
wraps made from the plastics developed by the Iowa State researchers. Van ...
Early exposure to indoor fungus molecules may protect infants against future allergies
... research is needed to determine how early microbial exposures affect the development of certain allergic conditions—including asthma, dermatitis and hay
fever—later in ...
Children of allergy sufferers prone to same problem
... Infants whose parents have allergies that produce symptoms like wheezing, asthma, hay
fever or hives risk developing allergic sensitization much earlier in life than previously reported, according to a study by Cincinnati researchers. ...
Key molecular signaling switch involved in allergic disease identified
... therapies that control allergic disease ?the sixth leading cause of chronic disease in the United States.
Allergic diseases such as asthma and hay
fever are problematic for about 30 percent of the population in the developed world. Researchers have developed various treatments to control ...
Biofuels researcher searches for new sources
"Montana farms produce 10 million tons of wheat and barley straw that are typically left in the field. An additional five million tons of hay
are produced annually," said Dave Wichman, superintendent of the Central Ag Research Center "The advantage of using annual farm crops for ethanol ...
Invasive exotic plants helped by natural enemies
... said John Parker, graduate researcher in the School of Biology at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Parker, along with Professor Mark hay
and fellow graduate student Deron Burkepile, analyzed 63 published studies of more than 100 exotic and 400 native plant species. In addition to ...
Seaweed yields new compounds with pharmaceutical potential
... in Fiji, was primarily funded by the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health. Georgia Tech Professor of Biology Mark hay
leads the project, which also aims to benefit the Fijian government and villages, which own their local natural resources and will benefit monetarily ...
Regenerating worms help elucidate stem cell biology
... understand how stem cells make this process possible. The research, performed at the University of Utah School of Medicine, was carried out by Helen hay
Whitney postdoctoral fellow Peter W. Reddien (now an Associate Member at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research), and led by Howard Hughes ...
HIV inserts into human genome using a DNA-associated protein
... genome. Most HIV-infected cells in a patient will have a very short life span, a day or less. "We surmise that this strategy helps the virus make hay
while the sun is shining, as it were, producing lots of viral copies during a short time, so that the virus can maximize production of daughter ...
Researchers feed tiny pills of RNA to planarians to identify genes essential for regeneration
... food. When Sánchez Alvarado and his associates fed the worms dinner, the RNA diffused throughout their bodies.
Sánchez Alvarado and Helen hay
Whitney Foundation postdoctoral fellow Peter W. Reddien, Ph.D., silenced and screened 1,065 planarian genes with RNAi. Specific defects were ...
Grass makes environmentally friendly biofuel
"Any mixture of grasses can be used, cut in mid- to late summer, left in the field to leach out minerals, then baled and pelleted. Drying of the hay
is not required for pelleting, making the cost of processing less than with wood pelleting," says Cherney. "The bottom line is that pelletized grass ...