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'Personality-gene' makes songbirds curious
... been put in its cage. One such novel object was a pink
panther (see figure 2). The results from the group of selected birds were confirmed with data from free-living, unselected great tits. In the forest-living birds, the scientists also found a significant association between the SNP830-genotypes of...
Mine runoff continues to provide clues to microbial diversification
...yone’s individual genome will be sequenced.? The pink
microbial biofilm communities found in the mine runoff provide perfect research subjects because they have fewer organisms than most communities found in nature. The reason, Hettich noted, is that these environmental conditions ?a pH of 0.8 -- are to...
Salmon farms kill wild fish, study shows
... takes only one or two sea lice to kill a juvenile pink
or chum salmon," said Krkosek. "The juveniles are so vulnerable because they are so small ?only one to two inches long." "We often worry about wildlife making humans sick, but here is a case where humans are making wildlife sick," said study co-aut...
Biotech cotton provides same yield with fewer pesticides
...oxin, a naturally occurring insecticide that kills pink
bollworm, a major pest of cotton. Bt cotton has been planted in Arizona since 1996. Now more than half of the state's 256,000 acres of cotton fields are planted with the biotech plants. Some have suggested that, in addition to killing the target pe...
Biotech cotton 8: Bugs 0
Biotech cotton has beaten back pink
bollworm eight years running, reports a team of sc...ields can have 100 percent of plants infested with pink
bollworm caterpillars, which live inside the cotton boll, destroying the crop. Dennehy said, "In an...
Robot-based system developed at Carnegie Mellon detects life in Chile's Atacama desert
...m the most arid site are pigmented ?red, yellow or pink
?as they grow in the laboratory, according to Minkley. The first phase of the ASTEP project began in 2003 when a solar-powered robot named Hyperion, also developed at Carnegie Mellon, was taken to the Atacama as a research test bed. Scientists condu...
Researchers reveal the infectious impact of salmon farms on wild salmon
..., individual observations of over 5,500 young wild pink
and chum salmon over 60 km of migration route; an ...tudying the infection levels of migrating juvenile pink
and chum salmon as they approached and passed a salmon farm. Within the study area, the salmon farms...