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  • Zoology Articles - Biology-Online.org - Biology Online
    Animal Experiments More Stressful Than Previously Recognized Mice rabbits rats beagles geese and other animals all show measurable physiological stress responses to routine laboratory procedures that have been up until now viewed as relatively benign Date 4 Nov 2009 Rating 3 33 Animal Rights Extremists Threaten Researchers And Health Outcomes Scientists Say Two new expert commentaries spotlight the increasingly violent animal rights attacks and the need for an educated public and engaged research community to ensure the safety of animals and researchers Date 4 Nov 2009 Rating 3 00 The status of Channa punctatus Bloch 1793 the snake headed murrel in relation to human health Fish is the more common source of nutrition in the diet of the common Indian Date 7 Aug 2009 Rating 3 33 2 pages A newly discovered chemical weapon in poison frogs arsenal New research documents a surprising chemical weapon used by some Amazonian poison frogs Date 17 Jun 2009 Rating 3 64 Blue whale discovered singing in New York coastal waters Cornell s Bioacoustics Research Program identifies rare whales For the very first time in New York coastal waters the voices of singing blue whales have been positively identified Date 15 Jun 2009 Rating 4 38 Animal crossings Animals have their own points where they cross roads and railways They are called animal crossings and their number is increasing Date 20 May 2008 Rating 3 13 6 pages Intrinsic and climatic factors in North American animal population dynamics The present work aims at separating the influence of biotic and climatic factors in the dynamics of North American mammal populations of bear beaver fisher fox lynx marten mink muskrat otter wolf and wolverine Date 20 May 2008 Rating 1 75 10 pages Can feces save the species Sniffing dogs help monitor and protect threatened animals

    Original URL path: http://www.biology-online.org/kb/biology_articles/zoology.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Biodiversity - Biology Online
    activities Date 19 Feb 2010 Rating 4 00 New Study Explores Patterns In Species Diversity And Genetic Diversity As scientists conservationists and policy makers wrestle with how to balance development with maintaining biodiversity it s important to understand what controls patterns of biodiversity Date 19 Feb 2010 Rating 4 25 Some Biofuels Risk Biodiversity And Could End Up Harming Environment Biofuels are widely considered one of the most promising sources of renewable energy by policy makers and environmentalists alike Date 19 Feb 2010 Rating not rated Is Biofuel Policy Harming European Biodiversity Current estimates state that transport is responsible for about 25 of the energy related greenhouse gas emissions worldwide Date 19 Feb 2010 Rating not rated 100 Questions To Conserve Global Biodiversity Conservation experts from 24 world leading organisations including the WWF Conservation International and Birdlife International have identified one hundred key scientific questions that if answered would help conserve global biodiversity Date 19 Feb 2010 Rating 1 00 Small Number Of Partnerships Make Substantial Contribution To Biodiversity For years international policy on the environment and biodiversity has not just been the concern of governments Date 19 Feb 2010 Rating not rated Cross Border Conservation Efforts Can Yield Better Results at Less Cost Coordination of conservation efforts across national boundaries could achieve significantly higher results and at less cost than conservation actions planned within individual states researchers have found Date 19 Feb 2010 Rating not rated Biodiversity and development challenges in Africa The imperative to improve human well being can place multiple and often competing demands on ecosystems Date 9 Oct 2008 Rating 2 83 8 pages Eastern Africa and biodiversity Eastern Africa s biological diversity reflects its position astride the equator and the high variability of landscapes and aquatic ecosystems Date 9 Oct 2008 Rating 5 00 6

    Original URL path: http://www.biology-online.org/kb/biology_articles/biodiversity.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Biogeography - Biology Online
    How Did Iguanas Reach Tiny Pacific Islands Scientists have long puzzled over how iguanas a group of lizards mostly found in the Americas came to inhabit the isolated Pacific islands of Fiji and Tonga Date 4 Mar 2010 Rating not rated Fish Poisoning May Be Why Polynesians Left Paradise Ciguatera poisoning the food borne disease that can come from eating large carnivorous reef fish causes vomiting headaches and a burning sensation upon contact with cold surfaces Date 4 Mar 2010 Rating not rated 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 in of mammals found along the Malay Peninsula in southeast Asia in the absence of any geographical barrier Date 4 Mar 2010 Rating 1 00 Plant Life Discovery On Boston Harbor Islands Could Help Future Damage Caused By Exotic Species The recent findings by a team of Northeastern University ecologists studying plant life on the Boston Harbor Islands may advance societal efforts to stem the damage caused by invading exotic species Date 4 Mar 2010 Rating not rated Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Among Healthiest Coral Reefs In Gulf Of Mexico Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary is among the healthiest coral reef ecosystems in the tropical Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico Date 4 Mar 2010 Rating not rated Meta population structure in a coral reef fish demonstrated by genetic data on patterns of migration extinction and re colonisation Management strategies for coral reefs are dependant on information about the spatial population structure and connectivity of reef organisms Date 27 Oct 2008 Rating 3 00 14 pages Mitogenomic evaluation of the historical biogeography of cichlids toward reliable dating of teleostean divergences An alternative source of time constraints in teleostean phylogeny by evaluating a biogeographic hypothesis concerning freshwater fishes from the family Cichlidae Perciformes Labroidei Date 23 Oct 2008 Rating not rated 11 pages Phylogeny and biogeography of African Murinae based on mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences with a new tribal classification of the subfamily A report on the results of phylogenetic analyses of the endemic African murines through a broad sampling of murine diversity from all their distribution area based on the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene and the two nuclear gene fragments Date 23 Oct 2008 Rating 1 00 11 pages Report Challenges Common Ecological Hypothesis About Species Abundance A new report finds little empirical evidence to support a widely held ecological assumption that species are most abundant near the centers of their geographic ranges and decline in abundance near the ranges edges Date 22 Oct 2008 Rating not rated Global Map Shows New Patterns Of Extinction Risk The most detailed world map of mammals birds and amphibians ever produced shows that endangered species from these groups do not inhabit the same geographical areas Date 22 Oct 2008 Rating 1 75 Illicit Crops Threaten Birds In Colombia While Colombia has more bird species

    Original URL path: http://www.biology-online.org/kb/biology_articles/biogeography.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Careers - Biology Online
    order that you d like Date 9 Feb 2009 Rating 4 50 Top 5 Professional and Financially Rewarding Careers to Pursue Since time immemorial academic education has proven to be almost single handedly upholding the standards of excellence and quality instruction in the world Date 9 Feb 2009 Rating 2 92 Valuable Tips to help you Plan your Career Planning your career Is in fact planning your future there is nothing more important than planning your career other than choosing the right partner to spend the rest of your life with Date 9 Feb 2009 Rating 3 50 All one needs to know about Medical interviews Valuable Tips for Medical Interview Date 9 Feb 2009 Rating 4 67 Displaced Pharma Rep You ve Been Handed an Opportunity If you re a pharmaceutical sales representative the industry news over the past few weeks probably has you concerned about your job security if you haven t already been a victim of the latest round of layoffs Date 9 Feb 2009 Rating not rated The Best Interview Tips Be Equipped to Succeed One of the most basic items is to research the firm where you are going to interview before you go there Date 9 Feb 2009 Rating 3 33 Job applicants beware It s getting tougher to trick pre employment drug tests Laboratories that perform pre employment drug screening are fighting back against hundreds of products now on the market that promise to mask evidence of illicit drug use Date 15 Sep 2008 Rating not rated Empowerment of women through distance education in Pakistan Distance learning is any type of education that occurs while location time or both separate the participants Date 29 Dec 2007 Rating 3 62 12 pages Widening access to tertiary education for women in Ghana Distance education DE

    Original URL path: http://www.biology-online.org/kb/biology_articles/careers.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Conservation Biology - Biology Online
    Rating not rated Conservation Minimum Population Size Targets Too Low To Prevent Extinction Conservation biologists are setting their minimum population size targets too low to prevent extinction Date 7 Apr 2010 Rating 4 67 Conservation Of Freshwater Fish Biodiversity A Challenge For The Countries Of The South Scientists have made the first global scale analysis of the processes leading to freshwater fish invasion in river basins Date 7 Apr 2010 Rating not rated Aquatic Ecosystems Threatened by the Size of Non Native Fish A study conducted by researchers shows that non native fish are larger than native species by an average of 12 cm Date 7 Apr 2010 Rating 3 00 Biologists Call For Network Of Protected Rivers A study reveals that the state of fragmentation of Iberian river basins is seriously endangering the freshwater fish that inhabit them and highlights the need to create new protected aquatic reserves Date 7 Apr 2010 Rating 3 00 Old Growth Forest Degradation The Not So Slow Depletion of a Natural Resource Article describes the ecological implications of logging and clear cutting in old growth forests and examines conservation strategies being utilized to sustain these unique complex and rapidly disappearing ecosystems Date 13 Oct 2009 Rating 3 00 Ocean becoming more acidic potentially threatening marine life A dramatic increase in carbon dioxide levels is making the world s ocean more acidic which may adversely affect the survival of marine life and organisms that depend on them such as humans Date 24 Feb 2009 Rating 3 50 Wildlife reintroduction considerations of habitat quality at the release site Data are presented from an island in Central Kalimantan Indonesia which has been used as a release site for agile gibbons Hylobates agilis albibarbis since January 2003 Date 18 Feb 2009 Rating not rated 13 pages World

    Original URL path: http://www.biology-online.org/kb/biology_articles/conservation_biology.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Ecology Articles - Biology Online
    Change Biology examines the potential of a REDD mechanism to provoke ecological damage and or promote ecological cobenefits Date 16 Apr 2010 Rating 3 00 Specialists Are Better At Avoiding Predators Insect herbivore species often specialize on the host plants that they eat evolving adaptations to use a plant s unique set of resources Date 16 Apr 2010 Rating 3 78 Ecological Speciation by Sexual Selection on Good Genes Darwin suggested that the action of natural selection can produce new species but 150 years after the publication of his famous book On the Origin of Species debate still continues on the mechanisms of speciation Date 15 Apr 2010 Rating not rated Evolution Impacts Environment Fundamental Shift in How Biologists Perceive Relationship Between Evolution and Ecology Biologists have known for long that ecology the interaction between organisms and their environment plays a significant role in forming new species and in modifying living ones Date 15 Apr 2010 Rating 3 67 The Philippine Environmental Condition The Philippine islands are well known for its rich biodiversity But it s rich conserve and wonderful environment are in danger disappearing Date 17 Oct 2009 Rating 5 00 Nitrogen uptake in riparian plant communities across a sharp ecological boundary of salmon density Recent studies of anadromous salmon Oncorhynchus spp on the Pacific Coast of North America indicate an important and previously unrecognized role of salmonid nutrients to terrestrial biota Date 23 Mar 2009 Rating 3 00 9 pages Hawaiian Plant Thought To Be Newcomer Actually Shaped Ecology Of The Islands From The Beginning Scientists at the Smithsonian Institution have discovered data that suggests one of Hawaii s most dominant plants Metrosideros has been a resident of the islands far longer than previously believed Date 23 Mar 2009 Rating 4 47 Movement Ecology Unifying Theory Of How

    Original URL path: http://www.biology-online.org/kb/biology_articles/ecology.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Genetics Articles - Biology-Online.org - Biology Online
    A number of congenital disorders characterized by low blood sugar levels hypoglycemia as a result of excessive secretion of the hormone insulin are collectively known as congenital hyperinsulinism Date 27 Apr 2010 Rating not rated Slimming Gene Discovered That Regulates Body Fat Scientists at the University of Bonn have discovered a previously unknown fruit fly gene that controls the metabolism of fat Larvae in which this gene is defective lose their entire fat reserves Date 27 Apr 2010 Rating 3 00 Columbia Scientists Discover Two Genes That Drive Aggressive Brain Cancers Discovery Made Using New Systems Biology Method Which Enabled the Scientists to Pinpoint the Genes from a Mass of Data Date 29 Dec 2009 Rating 4 10 DNA repair mechanisms relocate in response to stress Like doctors making house calls some DNA repair enzymes can relocate to the part of the cell that needs their help a collaborative team of scientists at Emory University School of Medicine has found Date 13 May 2009 Rating 3 40 New genes present drug targets for managing cholesterol and glucose levels Scientists have identified 12 new genes that are somewhat strange bedfellows Some link gallstones and blood cholesterol levels others link melatonin and sleep patterns to small increases in glucose levels and larger jumps in the risk of diabetes Date 13 May 2009 Rating 3 25 Gene may bypass disease linked mitochondrial defects fly study suggests By lending them a gene normally reserved for other classes of animals researchers have shown they can rescue flies from their Parkinson s like symptoms Date 13 May 2009 Rating 3 67 Single nucleotide polymorphisms and forensic genetics maybe not such a perfect combination Forensic genetics is the branch of genetics that through DNA analysis and comparison deals with the resolution of legal problems such as paternity

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  • Hydrobiology - Biology Online
    Caught In Polluted Waters Cause Breast Cancer Cells To Multiply Exposing estrogen sensitive breast cancer cells to extracts of channel catfish caught in areas with heavy sewer and industrial waste causes the cells to multiply Date 9 Jul 2009 Rating 1 00 Drinking Tap Water Disinfected With Chlorine May Harm Fetus Study Suggests Drinking water disinfected by chlorine while pregnant may increase the risk of having children with heart problems cleft palate or major brain defects Date 9 Jul 2009 Rating not rated Viruses Found In Untreated City Water Study Shows River Water Sewer Lines Are Possible Sources Viruses from human sources occur in the La Crosse Wisconsin municipal drinking water supply prior to its chlorination Date 9 Jul 2009 Rating 1 00 Anti Bacterial Additive Widespread In U S Waterways Many rivers and streams in the United States are believed to contain a toxic antimicrobial chemical whose environmental fate was never thoroughly scrutinized despite large scale production and usage for almost half a century Date 9 Jul 2009 Rating 1 00 New Test Speeds Triclosan Detection In Water new test for detecting triclosan should expedite environmental monitoring of the antibacterial agent in rivers wells and other water sources Date 9 Jul 2009 Rating not rated UD scientists track freshwater flow from Arctic into the Atlantic Freshwater discharge from the Arctic to the North Atlantic is a crucial factor controlling global climate Date 17 Feb 2008 Rating 4 00 Water vapor feedback is rapidly warming Europe A new report indicates that the vast majority of the rapid temperature increase recently observed in Europe is likely due to an unexpected greenhouse gas water vapor Date 16 Feb 2008 Rating 3 40 Even a mile of forest can make a difference in water quality Results from a small scale experiment in western

    Original URL path: http://www.biology-online.org/kb/biology_articles/hydrobiology.html (2016-02-17)
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