Tag: "tracking" at biology news
Camera Traps Catch Eye of the Tiger
...ould lead to opportunities for radio collaring and tracking
tigers in order to better establish the size and shape of their range in certain habitats. WWF has been able to focus on tiger research thanks to the forest protection established by Indonesia's recent creation of the 212-square-mile Tesso Nilo Natio...
Genetically modified rice in China benefits farmers' health, study finds
...ncluding China, the researchers were interested in tracking
the health effects of insect-resistant genetically modified rice. They asked farm family members if they experienced any headaches, nausea, skin irritation, digestive discomfort or other health problems during or after spraying pesticides on their fa...
Nanogen Issued Patent for Electronic Microarray With Memory
...alysis and increases data management efficiency by tracking
test site activation and array usage directly on the electronic microarray cartridge. "This addition to our growing intellectual property portfolio illustrates our ability to develop differentiated advanced diagnostic products that add value to the ...
The secret lives of whales
...s studying reactions of whales to sound pollution, tracking
how whales move away or go quiet as human activities enter an area. Every decade the amount of noise is doubling. “Whales have very traditional feeding grounds and their migratory routes along coastlines have become incredibly noisy, urbanized habita...
Ecological destruction fuels emerging diseases
...e slogging through the dense jungles of Costa Rica tracking
down and collecting parasites. Since 1996, he has coordinated the parasite Taxonomic Working Group for the All-Taxa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI), an international scientific and economic initiative to help developing countries preserve the world's b...
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