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Study finds surfing safer than soccer

...jury rate more than doubles when surfing in larger surf (overhead) compared to smaller waves, as the energy of waves increases as it grows in height. In addition, a sea floor with a sandy bottom is much more forgiving upon impact than one covered with reefs or rocks," says Nathanson. The paper cites th...

Massive coral death attributed to earthquake

...ed waters to vast areas of table corals inhabiting surf zones. The team also documented, for the first time in Indonesia, extensive damage to reefs caused by the crown-of-thorn starfish, a coral predator that has devastated reefs in Australia and other parts of the world. "Finding the starfish damage i...

RNA found in the cellular centrosome of surf clams

...bers in tumor cells," says Palazzo. The study on surf clam centrosomes was initiated at the MBL, an inte...entists use locally abundant marine organisms like surf clams and their eggs as research models. Clam eggs are modeled as simple versions of human cells, an...

Gifts from the sea

...ndow on biology in action. MBL scientists studying surf clams have made discoveries that may be critical to understanding diseases such as cancer; progeria, a disease that causes children to age unusually quickly; and muscular dystrophy. For a list of MBL researchers and the organisms they use, or for fu...

GeneNotes - A novel information management software for biologists

...es provides an integrated environment for users to surf the Internet, collect notes for genes/ESTs, and retrieve notes. GeneNotes is supported by a server that integrates gene annotations from many major databases (e.g., HGNC, MGI, etc.). GeneNotes uses the integrated gene annotations to (a) identify gene...

Study identifies predictors of HIV drug resistance in patients beginning triple therapy

...arol Reinisch and her colleaguestreated developing surf clam embryos (Spisula solidissima) withdifferent c...oportions to those found in Brick, on a species of surf clam readilyavailable in the waters off of her Cape Cod lab. The species is famousamong scientists a...

Clam embryo study shows pollutant mixture adversely affects nerve cell development

...arol Reinisch and her colleaguestreated developing surf clam embryos (Spisula solidissima) withdifferent c...oportions to those found in Brick, on a species of surf clam readilyavailable in the waters off of her Cape Cod lab. The species is famousamong scientists a...

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