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2014-05-30 09:48:28

The open-access journal Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution reports the first known case where four species, all at different levels in the food chain, use a single odor to communicate with and ruthlessly exploit each other.

2013-09-02 23:03:13

While sticking to a purely vegetarian menu, the food chain will serve new recipes and also offer discounts. (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 As the festive

2013-02-06 13:00:54

Scientists have, for the first time, traced the nanoparticles taken up from the soil by crop plants and analyzed the chemical states of their metallic elements.

Prey Distribution, Not Biomass, Key To Marine Food Chain
2012-05-03 03:30:03

A new study has found that each step of the marine food chain is clearly controlled by the trophic level below it – and the driving factor influencing that relationship is not the abundance of prey, but how that prey is distributed.

Zooplankton Among First To Show Evidence Of Exposure To Deepwater Horizon Oil
2012-03-23 05:24:35

Oil remnants from the Maconda-1 oil field have been discovered in animals in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Zooplankton samples collected from the Gulf of Mexico have shown positive evidence of exposure to oil that may have directly originated from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Even In Winter, Life Persists In Arctic Seas
2012-02-23 04:59:29

Results of research cruise to Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort seas surprise scientists and may have implications for climate modeling.

2012-02-03 12:13:05

New research involving a team of IFR scientists, funded by BBSRC, has taken the first detailed look at what Salmonella does when it enters a new environment.

2011-12-10 02:21:14

Anti-fungal and anti-bacterial additives in house paint are present in dangerous quantities in the Vauchère river basin in the city of Lausanne, says a study to be presented the 9th of December, at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) conference in San Francisco.

A New Model For Understanding Biodiversity
2011-11-22 04:13:06

Animals like foxes and raccoons are highly adaptable. They move around and eat everything from insects to eggs. They and other “generalist feeders” like them may also be crucial to sustaining biological diversity.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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