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Census of Marine Life explorers surprised by diversity, density of Arctic creatures

A historic expedition of Census of Marine Life explorers to the planet's most northern reaches has revealed...irm that the rich biodiversity surprising deep-sea explorers worldwide exists as well in deep Arctic waters, the most under-studied area of the ocean world." Ba...

Computers close in on protein structure prediction

... lowest place on the planet is to send out as many explorers as possible. The more explorers there are the more likely one of them is to stumble onto the shoreline of the Dead Sea ?the Earth's ...

Pollutant haze heats the Arctic

...dustrial Revolution began about 1750. "Whalers and explorers noticed what looked like pollution and couldn't fi...her sources in cities. The Arctic haze, noted by explorers more than 200 years ago, resembles that seen during winter inversions in the Salt Lake City area. Bo...

NAU researchers chirping over discovery of new cricket genus

...ce his team identifies Martian caves, robotic cave explorers will be developed to search for life under the Martian surface. His second project involves developing procedures for rapidly inventorying cave biodiversity. He has applied these methods to caves throughout northern Arizona and Belize. He will be app...

History-hunting geneticists can still follow familiar trail

As the world's first explorers branched away from humanity's birthplace in east Africa some 65,000 years ago, distinct mutations accumulated in the DNA of each population, essentially providing a genetic trail for modern researchers to follow. Recently some scientists have raised...

Biologists produce global map of plant biodiversity

... States or Europe. The question is, Why?" While explorers to these tropical regions long ago recognized this increased diversity over more temperate regions, the general understanding among ecologists about this striking difference continues to be very limited. "Given that we are far off from knowing the...

Global survey of lizards reveals greater abundance of animals on islands than on mainland ecosystems

...has confirmed what island biologists and seafaring explorers have long observed: Animals on islands are much more abundant than their counterparts on the mainland. Besides confirming that longstanding observation, the study signals an alarm for island populations in a rapidly warming world. It suggests that c...

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