LabBits: A media tip sheet from the MBL in Woods Hole
...derwater, the right instruments can reveal a symphony of sound. The noisemakers range from the low-frequency bass tones of a fish mating ritual to the roar
of a motorboat. The study of how underwater animals hear is a growing topic in marine science, especially with regards to naval sonar and whales. This...
Neuronal regulators offer potential targets for cancer
...ter repressor," keeping numerous neural genes silent in breast cells, lung cells, etc, where they could wreak havoc. When REST disappears, these genes roar
to life, pushing cells to become more like neuron precursor cells.
But cells outside the nervous system keep neural genes silent for a reason. When...
NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/February 4, 2008 Issue (on newsstands Monday, January 28)
...ppable force of nature, a keenly intuitive
politician who is not going to be part of someone's strategic plan unless
it's his own, and even then he'll roar
off in a different direction if his
mood or his instincts move him.
"Here an F.O.B., There an F.O.B." (p. 30)....
Brain Cells More Powerful Than You Think
...ability to tap into a mere 50 cells is even more remarkable when you consider that the activity of this cluster of cells takes place amid a background roar
of other neurological "noise" from millions of cells, he said.
"At the same time, the functional brain area just chatters along and produces perhap...
Mice roar message: genetic change happens fast
While looks can be deceiving, heredity is revealing, and two scientists who've studied the genetic makeup of a common field mouse report that what's most revealing to them is how fast both genes and morphology can change.
Oliver Pergams, visiting research assistant professor of biological scien...
Quiet bison sire more calves than louder rivals
...itude has received much less attention, Wyman said, largely because loudness is especially difficult to measure in the field. By the time a grunt or a roar
reaches a sound-level meter, its amplitude may have been affected by the animal's distance from the meter, the direction the animal was facing when it...
Killer whales, blind bats, discriminating dolphins, mating birds
... Techniques for Monitoring Bird Migration
11) Conservation and the Tiger's roar
1) HOW NOISE AFFECTS MARINE MAMMALS
Effects of sonar and other manma...on Tuesday, July 1, 2008 in Room 342B.
11) CONSERVATION AND THE TIGER'S roar
In Paris, Edward Walsh ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) from Boys Town National Re...
Largest ever acoustics meeting is next month from June 30 to July 4, in Paris, France
... May 15, 2008 -- There is only one place this summer where the tiger's roar
will meet birdsongs; where the voice of the banjo and clarinet will be heard next door to advanced sonar systems; where the echoing din of the urban s...
Voyage to Southern Ocean aims to study air-sea fluxes of greenhouse gases
...e Antarctica more than 1,000 miles east of Punta Arenas, aboard the 274-foot NOAA ship Ronald Brown. Here high, freezing winds unimpeded by landmasses roar
much of the time, and waves can routinely top 30 feet. The conditions are a little grim, but its ideal for study, said Ho. He said that higher wind sp...
Ecologist finds dire devastation of snake species following floods of '93, '95
...ecies found there, or left the populations so low that they could not be detected.
Key to survival" Size. It matters to a snake when floodwaters roar
through the environment. The bigger the snake, the better chance for survival, Sexton found, and arboreal species those that hang out in trees fare...
Frog’s ear canal may provide insights for understanding human hearing loss
... A rare frog that lives in rushing streams and waterfalls in east-central China is able to make itself heard above the roar
of flowing water by communicating ultrasonically, scientists reported March 16 in the journal Nature. Attributes that enable the frog to hear ultrasou...