Tag: "obtains" at biology news
Tracking sperm whales and jumbo squid
...by man in the act of feeding, the spermaceti whale obtains
his whole food in unknown zones below the surface; and only by inference is it that any one can tell of what, precisely, that food consists." The sperm whale remains a challenging research subject for scientists today, Davis noted. "Adult sperm wh...
NASA satellite data provides rapid analysis of Amazon deforestation
...uent coverage of high-resolution images. But MODIS obtains
images of the Amazon up to four times per day and evaluations of the quality of data are provided with the image, clearly marking areas of clouds, water, or high aerosols. These impacts are further minimized with daily composites created through the ...
The secret to longevity in tubeworms
...among the longest-lived of all animals, but how it obtains
sufficient nutrient ?in the form of sulfide - to keep going for this long has been a mystery. In a paper just published in the premier open-access online journal PLoS Biology, Erik Cordes and colleagues now provide a solution: by releasing its waste ...