Tag: "creek" at biology news
Researchers find 24 species believed new to science in Suriname rainforest
... because gold mining activities had contaminated a creek
where it was last seen more than 50 years ago. Overall, the survey recorded 467 species at the two sites, including large cats such as panther and puma, various monkeys, and a range of reptiles, amphibians, bats, birds, fish and insects indicative...
Study finds mercury prevalent in many western fish
... United States. The selection of the more than 600 creek
and river sample sites was done randomly to address regional questions about the prevalence of mercury contamination among fish in western rivers; not to do a stream-by-stream analysis of the impact. The EPA's "tissue-based water quality criterion"...
Mosquito spray increases toxicity of pyrethroids in creek, study finds
...t to see even a doubling of toxicity due to PBO in creek
waters was unexpected. "In this instance, it app...g - pyrethroid pesticides that were already in the creek
sediments," said Weston. "This is the first field study to show an interaction of PBO with somethi...
Bacteria which sense the Earth's magnetic field
...ldense, which the scientists found in the mud of a creek
at Greifswald, in the northeast corner of Germany. Recently, the researchers were able to identify the part of the DNA that seemed to carry the entire genetic information required for formation and organisation of magnetosome particles. In this genom...
Small species back-up giant marsupial climate change extinction claim
...ystematically analysing a 10 metre deep section of creek
bed, the team uncovered 44 species, ranging from l...egion confirm the stratification of fossils in the creek
bed. The dig also failed to unearth evidence of human activity, suggesting they didn't inhabit the ...