News tagged with physiology

Oil spills affecting fish population

A mixture of bitumen and gasoline-like solvents known as dilbit that flows through Prairie pipelines can seriously harm fish populations, according to research out of Queen's University and the Royal Military College of Canada.

dateJul 15, 2015 in Ecology
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Cats relax to the sound of music

According to research published today in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery by veterinary clinicians at the University of Lisbon and a clinic in the nearby town of Barreiro in Portugal, music is likewise beneficial ...

dateMar 30, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Artificial control of starch synthesis in plants

A research group is the first in the world to identify the gene that controls starch synthesis in plants. Their study, entitled "CO2 Responsive CCT protein, CRCT Is a Positive Regulator of Starch Synthesis in Vegetative Organs ...

dateMar 17, 2015 in Other
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Evolutionary approaches to big-data problems

The AnyScale Learning For All (ALFA) Group at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) aims to solve the most challenging big-data problems—questions that go beyond the scope of typical analytics. ...

dateJan 15, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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