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Scientists journey to southern Africa to unravel the secret world of elephant communication

...to 20 miles in the ground--potentially three times farther than airborne calls. A year later, after earning ...le that elephant vibrations in Etosha would travel farther than in Salinas. "After we did the Salinas study, we realized that there were other things, like no...

Cousin of Asian super termite invades Florida

...ami. The researchers say they're not sure how much farther north the tropical species can move and survive. "Four buildings in a one-square-mile area of Riviera Beach are infested with the termite, and we believe there may be more infestations in the area," Su said. "We are asking those who think they have ...

Mice brains shrink during winter, impairing some learning and memory

...hort days ?simulating winter ?took longer and swam farther before they found the hidden platform than did the long-day mice, indicating they had more trouble learning where the platform was. Moreover, they didn't remember its location as well from one day to the next. However, other tests showed that nonspa...

Nose odors and mouth odors: The brain distinguishes

...one tube ended at the nostrils and the other ended farther back in the nasal passage near the throat, where odors from the mouth would originate. As they introduced odors into one tube or the other, they scanned the subject's brains using functional magnetic resonance imaging, a technique in which harmless m...

Naturally occurring asbestos linked to lung cancer

... percent for every 10 kilometers (about 6.2 miles) farther a person lived from the nearest asbestos source. The association was strongest in men, but was also seen in women. No such association showed up in the pancreatic cancer group. The study was not designed to determine the "ground zero" risk for those ...

Geckos: It's not always about sex

... expectations, these "Wonder Woman" geckos can run farther and faster than their sexually reproducing relatives. The research findings are published in the journal Physiological and Biochemical Zoology (Vol. 78, 3, May/June 2005) by Michael Kearney, Rebecca Wahl and Kellar Autumn. "This is extraordinary," s...

No small feat: First ever gene therapy success for muscular dystrophy achieved

...as long as untreated animals. "While we have much farther to go until we can say gene therapy will work in children, we have shown here a glimmer of hope by presenting the first evidence of a successful gene therapy approach that improved both the general health and longevity in mice with congenital muscula...

Gradient guides nerve growth down spinal cord

... top of the cord and at consecutively lower levels farther down. They also found that motor nerves are guided by Wnts through a different receptor, called Ryk, that mediates repulsion by Wnts. Antibodies that blocked the Wnt-Ryk interaction blocked the downward growth of corticospinal axons when injected in...

New book expands biological classifications to account for 'alien' life

...e environments are far colder on moons and planets farther from the sun, he said, it is less likely that life on the moons of Saturn and Jupiter, for instance, will use water as Earth life does. Instead, those organisms are more likely to use compounds such as ammonia that remain liquid at very low temperatu...

High-tech tags on marine animals yield valuable data for biologists and oceanographers

...three male sea lions that year, and they went much farther off shore than usual to find food. They've always been described as a strictly coastal species, but they went as far out as 300 miles from the coast," he said. At the same time, Costa's group was also tracking the movements of elephant seals and alb...

Malaria parasites develop in lymph nodes

...ria parasites almost never appeared in lymph nodes farther away. Within about four hours of the mosquito bite, many of the lymph-node parasites appeared degraded. They were also seen interacting with key mammalian immune cells, suggesting that the immune cells were destroying them. A small number of the ...

Scientist warns of threat to last stronghold of endangered turtle

...strategies for marine protected areas in Gabon and farther afield and more sustainable fisheries. We are just beginning to understand the importance of the leatherbacks of West Africa as a global stronghold but we need to know where they live to protect them." The tracking data is publicly available online...

Scientists find Antarctic ozone hole to recover later than expected

...Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. "Over areas that are farther from the poles like Africa or the continental U.S., the annually averaged levels of upper atmospheric ozone are only three to six percent below natural levels. But, over Antarctica, ozone is 70 percent lower in the spring. This new method allows us t...

Exxon Valdez oil found in tidal feeding grounds of ducks, sea otters

...ants of the worst oil spill in U.S. history extend farther into tidal waters than previously thought, increasing the probability that the oil is causing unanticipated long-term harm to wildlife. The finding appears today on the Web site of the American Chemical Society’s journal, Environmental Science &...

Massive duplication of genes may solve Darwin's 'abominable mystery' about flowering plants

...erms. Mere guilt by association? "We can take it farther than just correlation," asserts dePamphilis. The MADS-box genes, a family of transcription factors that are required for flower development, are known to have undergone an expansion through duplication that was critical to the evolution of angiosper...

Study suggests evolutionary link between diet, brain size in orangutans

...at fruits as often as they can, and they'll travel farther away for them if not nearby," Taylor said. Sumatra also appears to be less subject to periodic "El Niño" climatic fluctuations that disrupt vegetative growth on other islands in the Indonesian region, the researchers' report said. The scientists ...

Cardiologist's 'living chip' changes science of disease monitoring

...act that excites Rosero. "We don't have to venture farther than our own back yard to find what we need to make this chip a reality," he said. The University of Rochester Medical Center's Office of Technology Transfer, which assists University researchers in developing new inventions, immediately saw the pr...

Some butterflies travel farther, reproduce faster

... season, Hanski has found. Some of the patches are farther apart than most individual butterflies can migrate, Fescemyer said. Each year, new populations begin in some patches while others go extinct because of parasites, disease and the disappearance of plants that serve as food and shelter. Populations e...

Evolution of Old World fruit flies on three continents mirrors climate change

...y of chromosome inversions as those found 70 miles farther south, in Chicago, decades earlier. The effects were similar on all three continents. The painstaking work of counting inversions was done in a genetics laboratory at the University of Barcelona in Spain. Joan Balanyá from the University of Barcel...

How does your brain tell time?

... like a signature of the pebble’s entry time. The farther the ripples travel the more time has passed. "We propose that a similar process takes place in the brain that allows it to track time," he added. "Every time the brain processes a sensory event, such as a sound or flash of light, it triggers a c...

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