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How fish species suffer as a result of warmer waters

...t to higher temperatures and display wider thermal windows than, for instance, fishes from polar regions living at constant low temperatures. The latter are able to grow and reproduce only within a very limited thermal tolerance window. Investigations at the Alfred Wegener Institute show the key importanc...

Opening windows may be the best way of preventing transmission of airborne infection

... of eight hospitals in Peru has shown that opening windows and doors provided ventilation more than double th...ive-pressure rooms and 18 times that of rooms with windows and doors closed. The researchers, led by Rod Escombe from Imperial College London, compared the a...

Rearing an army to save wheat

...special ultraviolet and visible light-transmitting windows increases the number of parasites. "After two years, the research shows that the added light consistently causes small increases in the number of parasitic wasps, while the food supply is probably not important in these mass-rearing cages, because...

An artificial cornea is in sight, thanks to biomimetic hydrogels

If eyes are "the windows of the soul," corneas are the panes in those windows. They shield the eye from dust and germs. They also act as the eye's outermost lens, contributing up to 75 percent of the eye's focusing power. On Sept. 11 in San Francisco at the annual meeting of...

Study may help slay 'Yellow Monster'

...st in the realm of science. "It opens up doors and windows everywhere else," she said, noting that the work has raised her awareness about mine safety, tribal issues and reclamation efforts. "When we first heard of the yellow monster, it was scary and not much was understood until the research began and it ...

Component in soy products causes reproductive problems in laboratory mice

...e needed to determine how exposure during critical windows of development can impact human health." Genistein is the primary naturally occurring estrogen in plants (called phytoestrogens) and can mimic the effects of estrogen in the body. Genistein can be found in foods containing soy such as soy-based inf...

How taste response is hard-wired into the brain

...r type. They used microscopic imaging through tiny windows in the fly brains to watch neuronal response when they exposed the flies to sweet or bitter chemicals They found that a whole range of sweet substances selectively switched-on the Gr5a neurons, while a range of bitter substances switched-on the Gr66...

Scientists use manufacturing methods to reconstruct mastodon

..., museum visitors can peek through special viewing windows to watch preparators assemble the skeleton, which will bear 7-foot tusks. The specimen, named the Buesching mastodon for the Indiana family on whose property it was discovered in 1998, will join the museum's female mastodon skeleton, which has been o...

Oceans more vulnerable to agricultural runoff than previously thought, study finds

...e valley is irrigated and fertilized in very short windows of time during a six-month cycle. The excess water from irrigation runs off through streams and channels into the estuaries and then out to sea." Matson and her colleagues wondered if each fertilization and irrigation event would trigger a noticeabl...

New lab technique identifies high levels of pathogens in therapy pool

... ventilation practices, including closed doors and windows during cold periods, said Pace. Since the study, the rate of air exchange in the pool area has been increased and additional air filters have been installed that have been shown to capture and remove up to 95 percent of "Mycobacterium avium" aerosols...

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