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Changes In Prey Available To Atlantic Cod Alter Its Distribution, Affect Success Of The Fishery
2014-06-26 03:25:10

Northeast Fisheries Science Center: NOAA A shift in the prey available to Atlantic cod in the Gulf of Maine that began nearly a decade ago contributed to the controversy that surrounded the 2011 assessment for this stock. A recent study of how this occurred may help fishery managers, scientists, and the industry understand and resolve apparent conflicts between assessment results and the experiences of the fishing industry. When the dominant prey species of Atlantic cod changed from...

DNA Reveals Mating Patterns Of Endangered Sea Turtles
2013-02-04 09:21:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many animals spend their lives living in remote or inaccessible areas of the planet, so understanding their various habits can require some ingenuity from the various scientists who study them. By tapping into their ingenuity, a group of U.K. researchers from the University of East Anglia has uncovered new information on the mating habits of endangered sea turtles. According to the research team´s report in the newest edition...

Telomere Length Predicts Longevity
2012-11-20 13:04:15

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from the University of East Anglia in the UK has found a correlation among biological age, longevity and an individual´s DNA. By studying a wild population of Seychelles Warblers on a small island, the geneticists were able to demonstrate how the end-caps of chromosomes, known as telomeres, shorten due to age and stress, and can be an indication of life expectancy. "Over time these telomeres get broken down and...

2011-08-09 12:19:08

New Population Model Explains Historic Trends, Shows Importance of Ecological Interactions NOAA scientists have developed a population model for Atlantic herring that links herring population trends to the size of the haddock population. The model also provides evidence that egg predation by haddock can cause alternate stable population levels in Georges Bank herring.  These results have significant ecological as well as management implications. In a study published online August 8,...

2011-04-12 12:21:00

CLEVELAND, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland Foundation today announced the winners of the 76th Annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards (www.anisfield-wolf.org). They are: Nicole Krauss, Great House, Fiction Mary Helen Stefaniak, The Cailiffs of Baghdad, Georgia, Fiction David Eltis/David Richardson, Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, Nonfiction Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns, Nonfiction John Edgar Wideman, Lifetime Achievement "The 2011 Anisfield-Wolf winners...

2011-03-30 00:00:28

Tea enthusiasts everywhere can experience ancient Armenian tea culture as Authentic Teas begins distribution of its wild-crafted herbal teas, organically grown in the highlands of Armenia. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 28, 2011 Today tea enthusiasts everywhere can experience ancient Armenian tea culture as Authentic Teas begins distribution of its wild-crafted herbal teas, organically harvested and prepared in the highlands of the Caucasian mountains. Authentic Teas is a new boutique tea...

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2009-05-26 07:18:02

Scientists debate if, when and how to relocate plants, animals and insects whose habitats have been damaged by climate change Scientists are, for the first time, objectively evaluating ways to help species adapt to rapid climate change and other environmental threats via strategies that were considered too radical for serious consideration as recently as five or 10 years ago. Among these radical strategies currently being considered is so-called "managed relocation." Managed relocation, which...

2008-12-16 15:20:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden International announced today the promotions of David Richardson to president and Steve Tofts to vice president - international. Richardson succeeds Dennis Patrick who retired from the company Oct. 31. Richardson joined Lynden in 1980 as assistant controller and later served as executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He has more than 30 years of industry experience, including eight years at Airborne Freight Corporation, and...

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2008-03-31 11:00:11

Unlike carbon dioxide and methane, laughing gas has been largely ignored by world leaders as a worrying greenhouse gas. But nitrous oxide must be taken more seriously, says Professor David Richardson from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK, speaking today (Monday, March 31, 2008) at the Society for General Microbiology's 162nd meeting being held this week at the Edinburgh International Conference Center."It only makes up 9% of total greenhouse gas emissions, but it's got 300 times...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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