Tag: "classifications" at biology news
Molecular biology fills gaps in knowledge of bat evolution
... that, Springer hopes, will expand the coverage of classifications
of bats from the family level to the genus level and probe in more detail into the bat evolutionary record. He also plans to compare the completeness of the bat fossil record with that of other mammals. ...
New book expands biological classifications to account for 'alien' life
...RNA. The dominions would be placed within broader classifications
called "arborea," which contain life that does not mix with that of other arborea. The Earth arborea would contain all life forms found on this planet and other arborea would contain life found away from Earth. Ward presents his new model in a book ...
Scientists characterize proteome of human cornea
...ermore, the work is likely to improve the clinical classifications
of corneal diseases. Identification of the protein profile of the normal human cornea may also be very useful in the effort toward generating artificial corneas for transplantation." To follow up on their initial research, Dr. Enghild and his collea...
UF scientists discover new genus of frogmouth bird in Solomon Islands
...to a great extent, obscured by stale, hand-me-down classifications
from an earlier era. A combination of detailed morphological and genetic analyses reveal that this frogmouth ?formerly dismissed as just a race of an existing species ?actually cannot be placed confidently in any existing genus, and so the data deman...
BMI not accurate indicator of body fat
... cutoff point for everyone, perhaps have different classifications
for different people. "Is a BMI of 25 for overweight and 30 for obese the right ones to use with 20- to 29-year-olds in terms of disease risk?" he asked. "Maybe it could be as simple as this: If you're a regular exerciser or an athlete, maybe 28 i...