Archive: 03/25/2011

Finding the missing pieces

(PhysOrg.com) -- Missing pieces in the biodiversity puzzle make it impossible to accurately predict the effects of climate change on most plant species in the Amazon and other tropical areas, according to ...

dateMar 25, 2011 in Ecology
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Is blood thicker than water?

In 1964 biologist William Hamilton introduced Inclusive Fitness Theory to predict and explain phenomena ranging from animal behavior to patterns of gene expression. With its many successes, the theory became ...

dateMar 25, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Motors on a mission

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a new study, Don Arnold and collaborators show that a microscopic motor drives axonal proteins to the right location in a neuron.

dateMar 25, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Wind and waves growing across globe: study

(PhysOrg.com) -- Oceanic wind speeds and wave heights have increased significantly over the last quarter of a century according to a major new study undertaken by ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young. ...

dateMar 25, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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