Tag: "tiniest" at biology news
Tiny polyps gorge themselves to survive coral bleaching
...rming as the cause and the victims are some of the tiniest
creatures near the base of the undersea ecosystem. Despite the apparent sturdiness of coral reefs, the creatures themselves are quite fragile. These tropical organisms survive in a narrow 4-to-6-degree C temperature range centered about 26 degrees ...
Breakthrough: Scientists create world's tiniest organic particles
...e is a breakthrough method of creating the world's tiniest
manufactured particles for delivering drugs and other organic materials into the human body.Adapting technology pioneered by the electronics industry in fabricating transistors, the team has figured out for the first time how to create particles for ...
Remote control flies? Fly behavior controlled by laser light
...nnel in the giant fiber system cells and using the tiniest
of injections to place the caged ATP inside the flies, the researchers shone a ultraviolet-wavelength laser in brief, millisecond pulses at the flies trapped inside a glass-domed arena. On command, the flies began a series of escape movements--extend...
Devising Nano Vision for an Optical Microscope
...—scatters after striking the target can reveal the tiniest
of details. “The scattering patterns are extremely sensitive to small changes in the shape and size of the scattering feature,?explains Rick Silver, a physicist in NIST’s Precision Engineering Division. ...