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Microfossils unravel climate history of tropical Africa
...se soils on the continent do not form a continuous archive
but are often eroded. The researchers developed an entirely new proxy for the annual mean air temperature on land, based on molecules from the cell membrane of soil inhabiting bacteria. They analysed eroded soil material in a sediment core in the out...
Satellites shed light on global warming
...stem over the past 16 years. "Thanks to a new archive
of uniformly processed data from 1991 to the present day, which is due to be launched later this year, it will soon be possible to provide a definitive statement of the rate at which global temperatures have been changing and how the variability of o...
Sequencing of the oyster mushroom genome
...rom the Navarre university, the resulting computer archive
of the sequencing, containing the definitive "pages of letters" for the genetic code, will be then distributed to the other participating laboratories in order to carry out the annotation of the genome sequence ?involving the identification of each o...
Mayo researchers discover HIV dependence on a human protein
...e into a chromosome. That copy becomes a permanent archive
of the virus's genetic program, like a tiny file burned onto a computer hard drive. While patients are kept healthy when those copies are "suppressed" with multiple daily antiviral medicines, they are never cured. Stopping the medicines even briefly ...
The brain, traffic and nano-circuits -- e-Science takes on major challenges
...nt in brain science by enabling neuroscientists to archive
their data so that they can be retrieved and analysed in new ways by others. Environmental impact of traffic Traffic makes a significant contribution to air pollution in inner cities. Governments devise policies and traffic management schemes to...
'Dating agency' boosts hunt for disease genes
...complex disease." Dr Kate Dixon, who manages the archive
at the Centre for Integrated Genomic Medical Resea...CIGMR) at The University of Manchester, adds: "The archive
manages tens of thousands of samples for a dozen diseases. Now we are using the internet to sort out...
MERIS monitoring tracks planetary photosynthesis levels
...ting as a means of supporting its primary task: to archive
and distribute an ever growing volume of Earth Observation data. Since the start of this year the Earth Science Grid-On-Demand service has been available to registered users. It allows access to a large amount of data and the swift performance of a w...
Industrial contaminants spread by seabirds in High Arctic, new Canadian study shows
...ult due to logistical difficulties, lake sediments archive
important information on environmental changes. "...diments, and incorporated in these sediments is an archive
of past environmental changes, much like pages in a book," says Dr. Douglas, the Canada Research Cha...
wFleaBase: the Daphnia genome database
...abase with the necessary infrastructure to curate, archive
and share genetic, molecular and functional genomic data and protocols for an emerging model organism, the microcrustacean Daphnia. Commonly known as the water-flea, Daphnia's ecological merit is unequaled among metazoans, largely because of its sent...
NIH Calls on Scientists to Speed Public Release of Research Publications
...arch publications will be available in a Web-based archive
to be managed by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), a component of NIH. The online archive
will increase the public's access to health-related publications at a time when demand for such info...
Scientists find fossil proof of Egypt's ancient climate
...e climate then," Kieniewicz said. "The shell is an archive
of the snail's life. The analyses give us snapshots of what the conditions were like in that lake basin." The geochemical analyses confirmed that the water was a stable standing body for many years. "Strong evaporation of the lake, enough to shrink ...