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Offset

offset In general, that which is set off, from, before, or against, something; as: 1. (Science: botany) A short prostrate... Read More

Offsets

offset In general, that which is set off, from, before, or against, something; as: 1. (Science: botany) A short prostrate... Read More

Nitrous Oxide Emissions Respond Differently to No-Till Depending on the Soil Type

Authors report that within the first 5 yr of adopting a no-tillage practice in a heavy clay soil, nitrous oxide emissions... Read More

The Sonoma Diet: Trimmer Waist, Better Health in Just 10 Days!

 The Sonoma Diet: Trimmer Waist, Better Health in Just 10 Days!   ... Read More

The circadian basis of winter depression

Alfred J. Lewy*,, Bryan J. Lefler*, Jonathan S. Emens*, and Vance K. Bauer *Sleep and Mood Disorders Laboratory, Oregon... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

A database of schemes that prioritize sites and species based on their conservation value: focusing business on biodiversity

Arthur G Blundell* 1 and Tormod V Burkey* 2,3 1Biodiversity Neutral Initiative, 2102-1238 Melville Street, Vancouver, BC,... Read More

Study: Temperate Forests Could Worsen Global Warming

Growing a forest might sound like a good idea to combat global warming, since trees draw carbon dioxide from the air and... Read More

Mid life-crisis: changing careers mid-stream

You’re 40 something. You’re underemployed, or worse unemployed, you’re tired of the daily grind, you’re bored (or... Read More

Accelerated Growth following Poor Early Nutrition Impairs Later Learning

The conditions an organism experiences early in life can have critical impacts on its subsequent health and well being, both... Read More

Food-crop Yields In Future Greenhouse-gas Conditions Lower Than Expected

   Stephen P. Long, a U. of I. plant biologist and crop scientist, right, led... Read More

Fetus Heart Races When Mom Reads Poetry; New Findings Reveal Fetuses Recognize Mother’s Voice In-utero

Kingston, Ont. -- New research findings on the ability of a fetus to recognize its mother's voice and even distinguish it... Read More

Life May Extend Planet’s ‘Life’: Billion-Year Life Extension For Earth Also Doubles Odds Of Finding Life On Other Planets

Roughly a billion years from now, the ever-increasing radiation from the sun will have heated Earth into inhabitability;... Read More

Latest In Technology Looks Into Some Old Bones

Cross-section (greatly enlarged) of callused bone showing a thin fringe of callus (uppermost left) over... Read More

The status of Channa punctatus (Bloch 1793), the snake headed murrel in relation to human health

The status of Channa punctatus (Bloch 1793), the snake headed murrel in relation to human health SUBROTO GHOSH,... Read More

Cleaning The Atmosphere Of Carbon: African Forests Out Of Balance

Tropical forests hold more living biomass than any other terrestrial ecosystem. A new report in the journal Nature by Lewis... Read More

Atmosphere Threatened By Nitrogen Pollutants Entering Ocean

May 16, 2008 — A large quantity of nitrogen compounds -- emitted into the atmosphere by humans through the burning of... Read More

Estimating dispersal and gene flow in the neotropical freshwater turtle Hydromedusa maximiliani (Chelidae) by combining ecological and genetic methods

Estimating dispersal and gene flow in the neotropical freshwater turtle Hydromedusa maximiliani (Chelidae) by combining... Read More

Build Parks To Climate Proof Our Cities

May 2007 -- Scientists looking at the effect global warming will have on our major cities say a modest increase in the... Read More

Localization and Physical Property Experiments Conducted by Opportunity at Meridiani Planum

REPORTS R. E. Arvidson,1*R. C. Anderson,2P. Bartlett,3J. F. Bell, III,4P. R. Christensen,5P. Chu,3K. Davis,3B. L.... Read More

Distribution Of Creatures Great And Small Can Be Predicted Mathematically

In studying how animals change size as they evolve, biologists have unearthed several interesting patterns. For instance,... Read More

Cow power could generate electricity for millions

Converting livestock manure into a domestic renewable fuel source could generate enough electricity to meet up to three per... Read More

Study demonstrates remarkable power of social norms

Most people want to be normal. So, when we are given information that underscores our deviancy, the natural impulse is to... Read More

Which came first, the chicken genome or the egg genome?

Which came first, the chicken genome or the egg genome? Researchers have answered a similarly vexing (and far more relevant)... Read More

Higher Carbon Dioxide, Lack Of Nitrogen Limit Plant Growth

Stunted plants may not soak up excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere Scientists study purple lupines and other flowers... Read More

Researchers Look Into Growing Biofuel Crops On Abandoned Industrial Sites

Growing crops for biofuels summons images of fuel alternatives springing from the rural heartland. But a Michigan State... Read More

Nanoscale microscope sheds first light on gene repair

Bar Harbor, Maine -- Proteins called H2AX act as "first aid" to DNA, among other roles. For the first time,... Read More

Using Starter Fertilizer On No-Till Corn Increases Yield, Study Shows

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Using starter fertilizer on three Illinois no-till farming sites during the past three years has... Read More

Water On The Gaza Strip: Time Bomb Or Ray Of Hope?

Water On The Gaza Strip: Time Bomb Or Ray Of Hope? Beneath the ongoing conflict in the Gaza Strip is a groundwater crisis... Read More

Africa and the global carbon cycle

Review Africa and the global carbon cycle Christopher A Williams1, Niall P Hanan1, Jason C Neff2, Robert J Scholes3, Joseph... Read More

Planet Earth, getting too hot for health?

News Features Planet Earth, getting too hot for health? Bruce Agnew, Bethesda, Maryland, USA Bull World Health... Read More

Field Mice Migration Study Could Help Conservation

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - In a unique experiment that may provide ecological insights needed for animal conservation, tiny prairie... Read More

Carnivore extinction risk determined more by biology than human population density, says study

Carnivores around the world are more at risk of extinction due to their own intrinsic biological attributes than from an... Read More