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Frog Larvae Have Developed A Defensive Response Against The Red Swamp Crayfish
2014-07-10 03:35:29

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology The common frog is one of the amphibians with the highest distribution in the Iberian Peninsula. It reproduces preferably in permanent areas of water where it comes into contact with the red swamp crayfish, which preys on its larvae. Research carried out by the Spaniard Germán Orizaola from the University of Uppsala (Sweden) confirms that the larvae of these frogs have developed a defensive response to the invasive species. They also...

New Tiny Species Of Crayfish Discovered In The Swamps Of Coastal Eastern Australia
2014-04-09 09:09:09

Pensoft Publishers Hidden in one of Australia's most developed and fastest growing areas lives one of the world's smallest freshwater crayfish species. Robert B McCormack the Team Leader for the Australian Crayfish Project described the new species belonging to the genus Gramastacus, after 8 years of research in the swamps and creeks of coastal New South Wales, Australia. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. Being a small crayfish species it has remained...

2014-04-02 12:27:27

Context-Aware Smartphones add Digital Benefits to Real-World Shopping for Consumers, Brand and Retailers LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile in-store marketing solution inMarket has partnered with Zatarain's, a McCormick & Company brand and New Orleans tradition, to create the world's first beacon campaign for a CPG brand. Zatarain's will leverage inMarket's groundbreaking Mobile to Mortar(TM) beacon platform, beginning first in Southern California retail locations...

2014-03-04 16:25:24

Meatless Monday campaign offers delicious recipes for the lean days ahead NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year, millions of people around the world celebrate Mardi Gras and Carnival. It's a worldwide festival of parades, music and, of course, richer, fattier foods leading up to the 40-day season of Lent, during which Roman Catholics traditionally reduce their consumption of meat. In fact, the term "carnival" is from carnelevare, or "to remove meat."...

2013-07-09 22:58:20

A study conducted by Dr. James Diaz, Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine and Program Director of the Environmental/Occupational Health Sciences Program at the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Public Health, analyzed cases of a parasitic lung infection and found new modes of transmission and associated behaviors, identifying new groups of people at risk. Dr. Diaz hopes to raise the index of suspicion among medical professionals so non-traditional patients and...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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