Navigation Links

Tag: "botanists" at biology news

Iowa State University botanists identify new species of North American bamboo

Two Iowa State University botanists and their colleague at the University of North Car...d Weakley recently completed the intricate process botanists are obliged to follow to officially name and describe a newfound species. Following rules laid out i...

UBC researchers reveal dwarf aquatic plants' hidden ancestry

...al Nature. Due to their narrow, pointed leaves, botanists had long viewed Hydatellaceae as monocots, a large and diverse group of flowering plants that includes the grasses, gingers and palms. By analyzing the plants at the molecular level, Graham’s team has now determined that these moss-size plants are in...

World's largest flower evolved from family of much tinier blooms

...mily of plants whose blossoms are nearly all tiny, botanists write this week in the journal Science. Their gene...g neatly into any plant family," Davis says. "Many botanists had refused to even speculate on where this botanical outlier might fit into the tree of life." Ra...

Pleasing plant shapes explained by new computer model

...process." Smith and Prusinkiewicz worked with the botanists in Switzerland to create a three-dimensional simul...enhance biological experiments by providing a tool botanists can use to complement and interpret their traditional laboratory experiments. It also promises to le...

Ants, not evil spirits, create devil's gardens in the Amazon rainforest, study finds

...c secretions that kill competing plants--a process botanists call allelopathy. Others argue that devil's garden ants are responsible for controlling vegetation, either by extensive pruning or poisoning. "The idea is that by killing other plants, the insects create a space for young D. hirsuta saplings to grow,...

Team of international scientists departs today to discover the unknown in China's Himalayan region

... Discovery Networks will join renowned biologists, botanists and other technical experts from Conservation International's (CI) Rapid Assessment Program (RAP) as they search for new plant and animal species not yet known to science. "There is still so much that we don't know about our planet and especially in...

1

Other Tags
(Date:4/24/2014)... study of animal intelligence to-date finds that animals with bigger ... week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy ... history of research aimed at understanding the animal mind. Specifically, ... and use tools, read social cues, or even understand basic ... of animal intelligence have focused on only one or a ...
(Date:4/24/2014)... the largest river turtle in North America, weighing in ... century. Now researchers from Florida and the University of ... but three. , Examining museum specimens and wild ... ancient reptile. , Once heavily hunted for turtle meat ... Turtle Soup in the 1960s the riverine populations ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... of bioethics experts have added "playwright" to their resumes ... grappling with an onslaught of ethical issues as genomic ... human genome was first sequenced. , Until now ... Bush have been performed for, and by, their peers ... meetings and in classrooms. With Oxford University Press, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Animals with bigger brains, broader diets have better self control 2Animals with bigger brains, broader diets have better self control 3Two new US turtle species described 2Two new US turtle species described 3Bioethicists use theatrical narratives to bridge the gap between society and science 2Bioethicists use theatrical narratives to bridge the gap between society and science 3
(Date:4/24/2014)... is better to give than to receive at least ... study suggests. , The study found that 15- and 16-year-olds ... money to family members, are less likely to become depressed ... or keeping the money for themselves. , The researchers detail ... of Sciences . , The study focused on the ventral ...
(Date:4/24/2014)... Ore. An Oregon State University researcher has found ... of the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder in very ... be the first to show a direct relationship between ... fine and gross motor skills should be included in ... MacDonald, an assistant professor in OSU,s College of Public ...
(Date:4/24/2014)... led by a scientist at the University of York ... in the development of the nervous system may also ... cancer., A research team, led by Dr Will ... of Biology at York, has studied how voltage-gated sodium ... channels are found in the membranes of excitable cells, ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... Pregnant immigrants from Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America ... pregnancy, according to new research from St. Michael,s ... British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology , ... among immigrants and native-born women in six high-immigration ... Spain (Catalonia and Valencia) and the United States ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... director at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal ... recipient of the Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine, conferred ... Medicine . The award will be given on June ... Manhattan, followed by scientific presentations by Dr. O,Shea and ... Institutes of Health. , The award, which includes a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study: Altruistic adolescents less likely to become depressed 2Health News:Motor skill deficiencies linked to autism severity in new research 2Health News:Breast cancer replicates brain development process 2Health News:Pregnancy complications may be more common in immigrants from certain regions 2Health News:NIH scientist to receive Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine 2
Other Contents