Tag: "moles" at biology news
Why don't all moles progress to melanoma?
...nuisance. But sometimes pigment-producing cells in moles
called melanocytes start dividing abnormally to fo...omas begin in a mole. They know that 90 percent of moles
contain cancer-causing mutations. What scientists didn't know is how melanocytes stop these mutation...
Contrary to common wisdom, scientist discovers some mammals can smell objects under water
...covered how they do it. After observing that the moles
were blowing bubbles out of their nostrils and the...bserved the moles' behavior. He saw that, when the moles
approached one of these targets, they would blow bubbles that came into contact with the target's su...
The critical importance of mangroves to ocean life
...orted from mangroves is approximately 2.2 trillion moles
of carbon per year [2.2 x 10(12), similar to the annual Amazon River discharge], nearly triple the amount estimated from previous smaller-scale estimates of the carbon released into the ocean. Mangrove foliage, however, has declined by nearly half o...