Tag: "sunken" at biology news
Study to explore using magnets to correct 'sunken chest'
... whether a new procedure using magnets can correct sunken
chest, the most common congenital chest deformity,...ding to Harrison. Current approaches to correcting sunken
chest involve major surgery to open and rebuild the chest and the insertion of metal struts to hold ...
Discovering the first steps in transcription-coupled repair
...erers look increasingly aged, with faces marked by sunken
eyes. Average life expectancy is only 12 years and few survive their teens. Cockayne Syndrome usually results from mutations in one of two genes, CSA or CSB, although mutations in three XP-associated genes -- XPB, XPD, and XPG -- can also cause clini...
Deep sea buffet for bone-devouring worms
...e only known partnership (or symbiosis) which uses sunken
marine mammals as its sole source of nutrition. In the September issue of Environmental Microbiology, Dr Shana Goffredi and her colleagues reveal this unique partnership between bacteria and the Osedax (bone-devouring) group of marine worms. Symbio...
'Sinkers' provide missing piece in deep-sea puzzle
...scientists have suggested that algal blooms or the sunken
carcasses of whales and other large animals could account for the missing food. Robison believes that, although these sources may be important in some areas, they are not persistent enough or substantial enough to account for what is apparently a wor...