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Body size requires hormones under control

The proper regulation of body size is of fundamental importance, but the mechanisms that stop growth are still unclear. In a study now published in the scientific journal eLife, a research group from Instituto Gulbenkian ...

dateNov 25, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Early warning system for fish farmers

A novel autonomous biosensor may help scientists to detect environmental hazards in the sea at an early stage. But applying such approach to the marine environment is a huge challenge.

dateOct 08, 2014 in Environment
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Seeing through the fog (and dust and snow) of war

Degraded visibility—which encompasses diverse environmental conditions including severe weather, dust kicked up during takeoff and landing and poor visual contrast among different parts of terrain—often puts both the ...

dateSep 19, 2014 in Engineering
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Surprising predictor of ecosystem chemistry

Carnegie scientists have found that the plant species making up an ecosystem are better predictors of ecosystem chemistry than environmental conditions such as terrain, geology, or altitude. This is the first study using ...

dateApr 08, 2013 in Ecology
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