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NASA study finds snow melt causes large ocean plant blooms

...uence, sea surface winds over the Arabian Sea have strengthened leading to more intense upwelling and more widespread blooms of phytoplankton along the coasts of Somalia, Yemen and Oman. According to Goes, while large blooms of phytoplankton can enhance fisheries, exceptionally large blooms could be detrimental ...

WHO suspends Marburg work, appeals for new funds

...ts. Additional activities that urgently need to be strengthened include the early detection and isolation of cases and the tracing and follow up of contacts. ...

Amazon symposium to address large-scale conservation

...estation (cattle ranching and soybean farming) are strengthened by expanding world markets for open-range beef and grain. The paving of highways into the heart of the region will facilitate the export of Amazon products to world markets as it creates new corridors for explosive frontier expansion. These mounting ...

Scientists reveal how disease bacterium survives inside immune system cell

...e encounters with specific immune system cells has strengthened scientists' belief that these plentiful white blood cells, known as neutrophils, dictate whether our immune system will permit or prevent bacterial infections. A paper describing the research was released today online in The Journal of Immunology. Fr...

Brain networks change according to cognitive task

...n regions, indicates that each task preferentially strengthened the influences converging on the task specific regions (LTC for rhyming, IPS for spelling). This finding suggests that task specific regions serve as convergence zones that integrate information from other parts of the brain. The results also show t...

Forsyth scientists gain greater understanding of how embryos differentiate left from right

...n neurons), and ion flow mechanisms. The data was strengthened by the operation of this mechanism through all three vertebrates. This is important because prior data was very fragmented and different asymmetry-controlling systems appeared to be operating in frog/chick embryos vs. human/mouse/zebrafish embryos. ...

Bioactive cement scaffold may improve bone grafts

...lls. The cement, a calcium phosphate material, is strengthened by adding chitosan, a biopolymer extracted from crustacean shells. The implant is further reinforced to about the same strength as spongy natural bone by covering it with several layers of a biodegradable fiber mesh already used in clinical practice....

Gorilla susceptibility to Ebola virus: the cost of sociality

...ct of Ebola on apes is still difficult to control, strengthened protection of gorillas and chimpanzees is needed throughout their range, especially against the other primary threats to their survival: poaching and logging. ...

Researchers add to understanding of how brain cells communicate

...g neuron at the synapse, causing the synapse to be strengthened and you to remember that "hot stove = pain." Another type of NMDA receptor that is thought to help sculpt memories is called NR1/2D. Although NR1/2A receptors require strong excitation to let calcium ions flow across the membrane, NR1/2D receptors ...

A human taste for rarity spells disaster for endangered species

...ut for those who prize rarity above all else, only strengthened regulations and interventions will decrease the probability of a coveted species' extinction. And until those protections are firmly in place and enforceable, biologists may do well to think twice before reporting a species' decline. ...

Fish growth changes enhanced by climate change

...hward shift in South Pacific zonal winds which has strengthened the warm, poleward-flowing East Australian Current. “Modelling suggests that, with increasing global warming, temperatures at intermediate depths are likely to rise near-globally,?Dr Thresher said. “This could mean that over the course of time, th...

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