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:9/30/2014)... team of environmental scientists and engineers, led by ... a three-year, $5.25 million grant from the U.S. ... Research to make a direct positive impact on ... and disposal of radioactive contaminants. , "Understanding the ... dealing with environmental aspects of nuclear technologies is ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... runoff in Hawaii is causing tumors in endangered sea ... published Tuesday in the peer-reviewed open-access journal PeerJ ... in algae that the turtles eat, promoting the formation ... organs. , Scientists at Duke University, the University of ... conducted the study to better understand the causes ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... available in German . ... response to risky situations such as exposure to predators. ... found in a long-term study on different populations of ... rate and ambient temperature. High metabolic rates and low ... these scenarios birds were more likely to approach potential ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Researchers get $5.25 million to advance nuclear technologies in South Carolina 2Pollution linked to lethal sea turtle tumors 2Pollution linked to lethal sea turtle tumors 3Risky metabolism 2
(Date:10/1/2014)... The peptide a small protein beta-amyloid is strongly associated ... unequivocal proof that this peptide is the causal agent ... main obstacle impeding such confirmation is that beta-amyloid is ... it aggregates, that is when it self-assembles to form ... with a single target, beta-amyloid alone, but with multiple ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) will focus on ... systems which run, for example, manufacturing plants, power ... , The research will help understand and ... systems behind our critical national infrastructure. , ... (RITICS), based at Imperial College London, is co-ordinating ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Familylifeinsurancequotes.org has released a new blog post explaining how ... Senior citizens can qualify for affordable term life insurance ... are over 50 years old. Some term life insurance ... , Term life insurance with a simplified issue can ... life insurance during retirement is important for covering funeral ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014 Lifeinsurance-policy.com has released a ... life insurance prices for smokers. , Smoking will always ... Comparing quotes is the best method to find affordable ... customers who need coverage. , Whole life insurance ... the policy. Since the coverage is permanent, the initial ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Farmington ... including a redefined mission and visual identity helping ... of partnering with them to create greater benefit ... brand that focuses on empowering customers to better ... , The crown jewel of the rebrand is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Laying siege to beta-amyloid, the key protein in Alzheimer's disease 2Health News:£2.5 million to recognize and reduce cyber-attack threats to critical infrastructure 2Health News:Affordable Term Life Insurance - Senior Citizens Can Qualify for Coverage! 2Health News:Affordable Whole Life Insurance Premiums for Smokers! 2Health News:Farmington Company Launches Rebrand and New Positioning 2
Other Contents