Tag: "backing" at biology news
Currents could disrupt ocean food chain
...nveyer," Schmittner said. "There is some evidence backing
that up," he added. "Deep ocean sediment core samples show pebbles from land delivered by the floating icebergs." Schmittner said scientists also have examined ice cores from Greenland and measured isotopes that show rapid temperature changes, which...
Proposal would allow wild animals to roam North America
...nt of experts and research. "We are not advocating backing
up a van and letting elephants and cheetahs out into the landscape," said Donlan. "All of this would be science driven." A pilot study will test the rewilding notion by releasing the endangered Bolson tortoise on a private ranch in New Mexico. The ...
Algal protein in worm neurons allows remote control of behavior by light
...ses worms to back up, was sufficient to prompt the backing
behavior in response to blue-light exposure. In fa...2 expression in mechanosensory neurons allowed the backing
behavior to occur (in response to light) even in mutant worms that lacked the C. elegans ion channel...
Escapee farmed salmon infiltrate fitter wild populations
... genetically differently to wild salmon, therefore backing
claims that any integration of farmed salmon back into the wild through escapees could have a negative impact on the health of wild salmon populations. Christian Roberge and Louis Bernatchez, two of the co-authors on this research paper explain: "Us...
Cambodian vulture nests offer hope for species
...hansocheat remains optimistic, adding "We have the backing
of local people and of the Government. If we can find financial support to extend what we know is already a successful strategy, then we should be able to conserve these species forever." ...