News tagged with water flea

Epidemic this year? Check the lake's shape

Of all the things that might control the onset of disease epidemics in Michigan lakes, the shape of the lakes' bottoms might seem unlikely. But that is precisely the case, and a new BioScience report by scientists from Indiana ...

dateMay 05, 2010 in Ecology
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Introns: A mystery renewed

The sequences of nonsense DNA that interrupt genes could be far more important to the evolution of genomes than previously thought, according to a recent Science report by Indiana University Bloomington and University of ...

dateDec 10, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Jurassic Park from a Swiss lake?

Ecological changes caused by humans affect natural biodiversity. For example, the eutrophication of Greifensee and Lake Constance in the 1970s and 1980s led to genetic changes in a species of water flea which was ultimately ...

dateMar 12, 2009 in Evolution
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