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First comprehensive 'inventory' of life in Antarctica

...ously perceived to be poor in biodiversity." The research team, consisting of 23 scientists from five research institutes, spent seven weeks on the bas Royal Research Ship James Clark Ross in 2006. ...

EMBO honors 59 leading life scientists

...ockinger, United Kingdom Markus Stoffel, Switzerland Tomoyuki Tanaka, United Kingdom Mike Tyers, United Kingdom Helle Ulrich, United Kingdom bas van Steensel, Netherlands Bart Vanhaesebroeck, United Kingdom Nria Verdaguer, Spain Sinia Volarević, Croatia Roger Williams, United Kingd...

Unmanned aerial vehicles mark robotic first for British Antarctic Survey

...a in the harshest and remotest environment on Earth. Dr Phil Anderson of bas says, This is a huge technological achievement for bas and TUBS. Apart from take-off and landing, when the UAVs are controlled by ...

Birth of an iceberg

...has simply shifted the glacier front back close to where it was after the last calving event in 2001. The new iceberg was spotted by scientists at bas while studying satellite images collected from Envisat using the Polar View monitoring programme. Since 2006, ESA has supported Polar View, a satellit...

Gene therapy may protect normal tissues during radiation retreatment for lung cancer

...eveal a bleaker scenario. Dr Sven Thatje, an ecologist at NOC has been working with geoscientists, Dr Claus-Dieter Hillenbrand and Dr Rob Larter at bas examining one of the harshest environments on Earth - the Antarctic seafloor. Writing in the October issue of Trends in Ecology & Evolution the...

Seafloor creatures destroyed by ice action during ice ages

...eveal a bleaker scenario. Dr Sven Thatje, an ecologist at NOC has been working with geoscientists, Dr Claus-Dieter Hillenbrand and Dr Rob Larter at bas examining one of the harshest environments on Earth - the Antarctic seafloor. Writing in the October issue of Trends in Ecology & Evolution the...

Water management in cells

...ey to regulating cell volume says Dutch researcher bas Tomassen. He investigated the uptake and secretion...Exactly how this process works is still not known. bas Tomassen has identified a number of important mech...hanisms, a number of which have been identified by bas Tomassen. ...

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