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Plants, too, have ways to manage freeloaders
... main experiment, Simms concentrated on the yellow bush
lupine (Lupinus arboreus), and chose to inoculate each plant with two of three rhizobial strains selected from the 10 strains that Povich tested. The three were chosen to include a poor nitrogen sharer, a mediocre sharer and good sharer, so as to giv...
High tech help to prevent further heart disease
...es,?said Professor Mummery. “Those who live in the bush
or outlying areas throughout Queensland can’t make it because they live too far away. Others choose not to go or drop out after one or two visits.? Researchers believe that delivering rehabilitation services directly to patients in an easy-to-use i...
Pattern of human Ebola outbreaks linked to wildlife and climate
...nd RoC, included gorillas, chimpanzees, mandrills, bush
pigs, porcupines and four species of antelope. Tests on 14 samples from the decomposed carcasses did not detect the Ebola virus, but at 12 sites, observers also saw sick or dying animals with symptoms consistent with Ebola infection. In addition, 1...
Global map shows new patterns of extinction risk
...tened across eastern Africa due to hunting and the bush
meat trade The tropical, rainforest-clad mountains of northern Australia are home to many declining frog species, although the precise causes of these declines often remain enigmatic. ...
Birth rate, competition are major players in hominid extinctions
...hing, grinding force of its teeth. Unfortunately, bush
pigs and hyenas had great grinding and crushing te...thropus boisei could not compete with the likes of bush
pigs and hyenas. " Can we, today, control our cultural behavior to ensure our environmental success...
Agent slows aging in mice
... results in mice is advised to bulk up on creosote bush
leaves as a way to defy old age. If NDGA pushes the aging envelope in the final results of this study, other labs will likely try to repeat the results in animals. Much more research is needed before any possible human anti-aging drug could emerge, M...