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Models of eel cells suggest electrifying possibilities

Engineers long have known that great ideas can be lifted from Mother Nature, but a new paper* by researchers at Yale University and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) takes it to a cellular level. Applying modern engineering design tools to one of the basic units of life, th...

Changes in ocean conditions in Sargasso Sea potential cause for decline in eel fishery

American eels are fast disappearing from restaurant menus as stocks have declined sharply across the North Atlantic. While the reasons for the eel decline remain as mysterious as its long migrations, a recent study by a NOAA scientist and colleagues in Japan and the United Kingdom says shifts in o...

Iron isotopes as a tool in oceanography

...School of Ocean and Earth Sciences based at NOCS, and his colleagues have helped fill this gap be measuring iron isotopes in pore fluids from both the eel River shelf on the northern California margin (120 m water depth), and deep-sea sediments from the Southern Ocean around the Crozet Island Plateau (30...

Penn State receives new NASA astrobiology grant

...restrial life, the researchers will look to extreme locations on Earth including Israel's Dead Sea, Greenland glacier ice and the methane seeps of the eel River Basin, California, for microbial life. Another place to look for signs of microbial life is in ancient rocks. Those dating from 3,800 million ...

Researchers design artificial cells that could power medical implants

...r an artificial version of the electrocyte the energy-generating cells in electric eels could be designed as a potential power source. "The electric eel is very efficient at generating electricity," said Jian Xu, a postdoctoral associate in Yale's Department of Chemical Engineering. "It can generate mo...

August LabBits: A media tip sheet from the MBL in Woods Hole

...Comb Jellies In the waters surrounding Woods Hole, Massachusetts, the warty comb jelly, Mnemiopsis ledyi, lives out its days, bumping against eel grass and collecting small crustaceans with its sticky tentacles. The delicate creature, which resembles a small jellyfish without the stinger, is jus...

Where have all the lake eels gone? Queen's prof asks

...Research Council (NSERC) to solve the mystery of Lake Ontarios disappearing eel population. Declared a species of concern under Canadas new Species at R...will compare the concentrations and toxicity of chemicals in the tissues of eel among different habitats and provide a perspective on past contamination. ...

Ancient fish bones reveal impacts of global warming beneath the sea

...onstruction of historical data series for herring, eel and whitefish the question has now been answered. ... salinity in the western part of the Limfjord. The eel population declined due to the salt water intrusion, and resulted in a 15-year long crisis for the eel fisheries before it had fully recovered. The white...

'Alien' jaws help moray eels feed

... co-author with Mehta on the paper. Only the moray eel seems to have a second, mobile set of jaws that ca...rful outer jaws. The arrangement means that if the eel can sink in a few teeth to hold its prey, it can s...volved. Other species of eel, such as the American eel Anguilla, feed by suction. Moray eels may have evo...

Fishy cooperation

...ies make a perfectly complementary pair. The moray eel can enter crevices in the coral reef, whereas the ... grouper by hiding in a crevice and from the moray eel by leaving the reef, but prey has nowhere to go if...ying videos, such as the one showing a grouper and eel swimming side by side as if they are good friends ...

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Larva

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Dorsal aorta

...e dorsal aorta , ... internal carotid arteries are formed by the cranial portions of the dorsal aorta . ... ... whole-mount preparations of eel dorsal aorta (A,C) and intestinal vein (B, ... Similar results were observed in the dorsal aorta . ... Dorsal aorta information includin...
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