Tag: "debating" at biology news
Predators keep the world green, ecologists find
...mark paper by Hairston et al, ecologists have been debating
whether herbivores are limited by plant defenses or by predators," wrote the authors. "The matter is trivially simple in principle, but in practice the challenge of experimentally creating predator-free environments in which herbivores can increase w...
Genomics researchers discover protein deficit that causes drug toxicity
...ad Mayo researcher in the study. "People are still debating
what its function really is, but it appears to play a role here by receiving misfolded proteins." Significance of the Research "Nobody has shown before that the aggresome plays a role in thiopurine metabolism, and it's a significant contribution," ...
Virginia Tech, Nanjing Institute researchers discover half-billion year-old fossils
...-scale anatomy of Ediacara organisms and have been debating
for decades their relationships with animals and other macroscopic life forms. Traditionally, Ediacara organisms are thought to be related to such animals as jellyfishes and worms. Other scientists, however, believe that they may be plants or fungi. ...