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Largest Arctic Ice Shelf Breaks Up, Draining Freshwater Lake

WASHINGTON - The largest ice shelf in the Arctic has broken, and scientists who have studied it closely say it is evidence... Read More

Shelf

shelf Origin: OE. Shelfe, schelfe, AS. Scylfe; akin to G. Schelfe, Icel. Skjalf. In senses 2 & 3, perhaps a different... Read More

‘Super Broccoli’ Promises To Help Us Live Longer, Last Longer On Our Shelves

Warwick HRI, the University of Warwick's plant research Department, has created a stand at the world famous RHS Chelsea... Read More

Climate Influences Deep Sea Populations

In a new article Joan B. Company and colleagues at the Institut de Ciències del Mar (CSIC) in Spain describe a mechanism... Read More

Researchers Document Ancient River System Buried Off The North Carolina Coast

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Beneath the sandy shore of Nags Head, N.C. lies a river system that flowed across the continental... Read More

Dust From Africa Leads To Large Toxic Algae Blooms In Gulf Of Mexico, Study Finds

Dust From Africa Leads To Large Toxic Algae Blooms In Gulf Of Mexico, Study Finds Saharan dust clouds travel thousands of... Read More

Catastrophic Flooding From Ancient Lake May Have Triggered Cold Period

Imagine a lake three times the size of the present-day Lake Ontario breaking through a dam and flooding down the Hudson... Read More

Meta-population structure in a coral reef fish demonstrated by genetic data on patterns of migration, extinction and re-colonisation

Meta-population structure in a coral reef fish demonstrated by genetic data on patterns of migration, extinction and... Read More

The 21st century tomato

June 2008 -- When tomatoes ripen in our gardens, we watch them turn gradually from hard, green globules to brightly... Read More

Waste peel from pomegranate juice factories makes healthy cattle feed

Pomegranate peel left over from production of the juice renowned for its potential health benefits can make a nutritious... Read More

Researchers receive federal funds to study marine organisms and potential products on oil platforms

(Santa Barbara, Calif.) September 2000 -- A treasure trove of biological material, in the array of marine organisms --... Read More

Handling Synthetic Peptides

1. How should I store and handle my synthesized peptides? Peptide storage guidelines: Peptides should be stored in... Read More

Threats To California’s Cordell Bank Marine Sanctuary

June 18, 2009 — A new NOAA report on the health of Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary indicates that the overall... Read More

New Invention Effectively Kills Foodborne Pathogens In Minutes

June 26, 2008 — University of Georgia researchers have developed an effective technology for reducing contamination of... Read More

Human impacts on the biodiversity of the Arctic

Human impacts on the biodiversity of the Arctic International Arctic Science Committee (Content Partner); Mark... Read More

Scientists Make Chemical Cousin Of DNA For Use As New Nanotechnology Building Block

The only chemical difference between DNA and a synthetic cousin, GNA, is in the sugar molecule. GNA uses a... Read More

Sea Level Rises Offer New Explanation For Puzzling Biological Divide Along Malay Peninsula

Ecologists at the University of California, San Diego, offer a new explanation for an apparently abrupt switch in the kinds... Read More

Snowball Earth: New Evidence Hints at Global Glaciation 716.5 Million Years Ago

Geologists have found evidence that sea ice extended to the equator 716.5 million years ago, bringing new precision to a... Read More

Suntans are bad for bacteria too! Exposure to UV irradiation kills off harmful bacteria in food

Research news from the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 15 December 2003: The presence of E.coli bacteria,... Read More

Shallow

shallow 1. A place in a body of water where the water is not deep; a shoal; a flat; a shelf. A swift stream is not heard in... Read More

Places

place 1. To assign a place to; to put in a particular spot or place, or in a certain relative position; to direct to a... Read More

Bank

Bank 1. A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge... Read More

Scaffold

scaffold 1. A temporary structure of timber, boards, etc, for various purposes, as for supporting workmen and materials in... Read More

Desiccation

Desiccation definition Desiccation refers to the state, the act, or the process of removing or extracting water content... Read More

Curing

Curing 1.Removing all traces of a disease from the body so that the body is perfectly healthy again. 2. A process of... Read More

Banks

Bank 1. A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge... Read More

Terraces

terrace 1. A raised level space, shelf, or platform of earth, supported on one or more sides by a wall, a bank of tuft, or... Read More

Biome

Biome Definition What are biomes? There is no universal definition of biomes. But biome definition in biology of different... Read More

Red algae

The red algae belong to the phylum Rhodophyta which literally was derived from the Greek word ῥόδον (rhodon), meaning... Read More

Indomalayan realm

Definition noun A biogeographic realm that includes the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and southern... Read More

Aqua Regia

Article submitted on May 14, 2008Article published on June 10, 2008 ◊ A contributed article. Published by... Read More

Synthesis and Use of Modified Peptide Nucleic Acids for Visual Detection of DNA

[(S,S)-Trans-1,2-Cyclopentane Diamine-Modified and Gamma-Lysine-Modified-Peptide Nucleic Acids as Probes for Nucleic Acid... Read More

Nuclear medicine now safer than ever

Hospitals are now able to ensure that the correct dose is administered to the 670,000 patients that undergo nuclear medicine... Read More

Robot wheelchair may give patients more independence

Engineers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are developing a robotic system that may offer... Read More

Cells, Gels and the Engines of Life by G.H. Pollack

Cells, Gels and the Engines of Life       ... Read More

Veterinary Parasitology: Reference Manual by W.J. Foreyt

Veterinary Parasitology: Reference Manual      ... Read More

Borror and DeLong’s Introduction to the Study of Insects

Borror and DeLong's Introduction to the Study of Insects       ... Read More

The Fat Flush Plan

The Fat Flush Plan      AUTHORS:  ... Read More

Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World

Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World ... Read More