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New species of snapper discovered in Brazil
...Atlantic, along with evidence that the new species completes
its life cycle in different but interdependent marine habitats such as coral reefs and mangroves. "This discovery that a large, popular fish is a species new to science shows how little we know about the oceans that surround us," Moura said. "It l...
Simple idea to dramatically improve dengue vaccinations
... Within a few days of infection, the immune system completes
a massive scan of the 100 million available T-cells in its arsenal. Through a complex trial-and-error process, it identifies three to five T-cells that best recognize and attack the components of the sickened cells. Once the cells are selected, they ...
UCLA researchers identify key enzyme linked to childhood blindness
...isomerized," back into 11 cis retinaldehyde, which completes
the visual cycle. Scientists have for two decades been attempting to identify the retinoid isomerase enzyme that catalyzes this regeneration of 11 cis retinaldehyde. Scientists have also been stumped by the function of the Rpe65 protein Working with...
Survey finds silver contamination in North Pacific waters
...e recovered, Luoma said. The North Pacific survey completes
a preliminary survey of silver throughout the world's oceans. The goal was to establish current levels of contamination as a baseline for future studies, Flegal said. "We found by far the highest levels of silver in the North Pacific. Even though th...