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Global survey of lizards reveals greater abundance of animals on islands than on mainland ecosystems
...ey confirmed that reduced numbers of predators and competitors
accompany high lizard densities on islands across the world. The two biologists concluded that an average acre of mainland contains 52 lizards while an island acre contains 777 lizards. This difference in density persisted when the scientists contr...
Microbes compete with animals for food by making it stink
...eb diagrams, but they should be depicted as direct competitors
with larger animals, he said. ...
Scientist's persistence sheds light on marine science riddle
...the area of the deep sea is much larger. Also, the competitors
and predators of a species often don't reach an island, but competition and predation in the deep sea can be intense. A lot more study needs to be done on the relative importance of these factors, but clearly resource limitation is a key factor in th...
Poor athletic performance linked to vitamin deficiency
...tamins ?including college athletes and other elite competitors
-- may perform worse during high-intensity exercise and have a decreased ability to repair and build muscle than counterparts with nutrient-rich diets, according to recent Oregon State University research published in the International Journal of Spo...
What's shaped like a pear and has 2 genomes? Check the pond
... and other threats and also can fight back against competitors
and predators. In short, versatility is its strength. Now, we can understand how this versatility works." It takes plenty of genes. In fact, T. thermophila has roughly 25,000 genes--nearly as many as humans do. Although the organism is single-c...
Life, the remake
...genes, as bacteria still do today. Any variants or competitors
to the genetic code that arose later would have been unable to spread and establish. Vermeij thinks that these principles are universal. "If we had an Earth-like planet, I think we'd see phenotypes and outcomes that parallel those on Earth," he sai...
Rhesus monkeys can assess the visual perspective of others when competing for food
...atform by his feet. In each experiment, one of the competitors
could see the monkey in front of them, but the oth...ould not. For example, in Experiment 1, one of the competitors
stood with his back to the monkey subject, while the other stood facing the subject. Monkeys in this...
Improved Outcomes Releases GeneLinker(TM) Gold and Platinum Version 4.6
...s in either productcannot be matched by any of our competitors
at their respective pricepoints," said Radcliffe. "It also demonstrates our commitment toserving user needs--analysis of protein biomarker data, identifyingchannels that statistically distinguish between different classes andnew import formats were t...