Tag: "conflicts" at biology news
Over a century after disappearing, wild elk return to Ontario
... a sustainable manner, and in a way that minimizes conflicts
between elk and humans." ...
Genomics throws species definition in question for microbes
...ntains an in-depth review of the myriad issues and conflicts
involved in the classification of microbes in the post-genomic era, including a discussion on the definition of the term "species." It ends with a set of specific recommendations including, but not limited to: The establishment of a subcommitt...
Power emerges from consensus in monkey social networks
...portant organizing principle in societies in which conflicts
are complicated, often involving many group members at once," explains Krakauer. "In such cases, only individuals widely perceived as powerful will be able to terminate or reduce the severity of these conflicts. Power structure is critical to conflic...
For diseases, when it comes to sharing a home, only close relatives will do
...ons and our understanding of how organisms resolve conflicts
in nature. In a paper from July issue of The American Naturalist, biologists Britt Koskella (Indiana University), Tatiana Giraud (Université Paris-Sud), and Michael Hood (University of Virginia) asked whether similar rules apply to disease-causing mi...
New study shows benefit of early therapy in HIV-infected infants
...fected with HIV. The authors declared they had no conflicts
of interest to disclose. ...
Potential vaccine developed for deadly leishmaniasis disease
... personnel during Operation Desert Storm and other conflicts
in the region. Peter H. Seeberger, Ph.D., of the Laboratory for Organic Chemistry at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich headed the research group. It also included researchers from the Swiss Tropical Institute in Basel and Pev...
New study of the world's smallest elephant
...ecology, genetics, social structure, dispersal and conflicts
with agriculture. Dr Benoît Goossens who will carry out the research, said the need for the project was identified by wildlife authorities in Sabah during a previous Darwin Initiative grant to study orangutans. He said: "There is clearly an urgent...
Sperm trading can resolve hermaphrodite mating conflicts
...en have now shed light on the bizarre reproductive conflicts
encountered by hermaphroditic animals. In some her... "female," or both, resulting in unique biological conflicts
over gender. Sexual interactions in so-called cross-fertilizing simultaneous hermaphrodites, such a...
Bronx Zoo bears are new Samsonite gorillas
...ate Park, conservationists are working to minimize conflicts
between black bears and campers. For the past four...ls, WCS and its regional partners have reduced the conflicts
between humans and bears in the Adirondacks. The use of bear canisters in parts of the Adirondack...
Why are coyotes getting more aggressive?
...eeded to find out why and how to prevent potential conflicts
with people. Curtis and his colleagues are launch...e/dfwmr/wildlife/wildgame/coyconfl.htm # To avoid conflicts
with coyotes: www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dfwmr/wildlife/coyinny.htm ...
Male Combat Veterans Rank High In Heart Disease Risk
...k factors in aging men who fought in these earlier conflicts
and their counterparts who served in the military but saw no combat or are not veterans. Funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), the LCSES study examined 5,368 black and white men who participated in the larger Atheroscleros...
Key to elephant conservation is 'in the sauce'
...s, the key ingredient for resolving human-elephant conflicts
in Africa while raising money for farmers and conservation. Supported by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and other groups, the Elephant Pepper Development Trust (EPDT) has not only promoted the use of chilli peppers as a means of keeping ele...