• Ensembl計劃物種基因定序成功10年

    10-04-01 Today's publication in Nature of the genetic blueprint for the zebra finch(斑胸草雀) marks 10 years of success for the Ensembl project in helping researchers to navigate the genomes of a Noah's Ark of species. Ensembl, a genome annotation(注釋,...

  • 美猶他州紅石公園發現新品種恐龍

    10-03-24 Utah's red rocks world-famous attractions at numerous national parks, monuments and state parks have yielded(生產,產出) a rare skeleton of a new species of plant-eating dinosaur that lived 185 million years ago and may have been buried alive by a...

  • 環保主義者:因特網威脅到珍稀物種生存

    10-03-22 The internet has emerged as one of the biggest threats to endangered species, according to conservationists who are meeting in Doha, Qatar. 正在卡塔爾首都多哈舉行會議的環境保護論者一致認為,因特網的出現成為威脅到瀕危物種的最大因素之一。 Japan oppose...

  • 研究人員發現猛龍新品種迅

    10-03-22 A new species of dinosaur, a relative of the famous Velociraptor(迅猛龍) , has been discovered in Inner Mongolia by two PhD students. The exceptionally well preserved(保藏的,腌制的) dinosaur, named Linheraptor exquisitus, is the first near comp...

  • 雌性切葉蚊可儲存雄性精子并停止其相互競爭

    10-03-19 Leafcutter ant queens can live for twenty years, fertilizing millions of eggs with sperm stored after a single day of sexual activity. Danish researchers who have studied ants at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama since 1992 disco...

  • 科學家發現“組織再生基因”

    10-03-16 A quest that began over a decade ago with a chance observation has reached a milestone: the identification of a gene that may regulate(調節,規定) regeneration in mammals(哺乳動物) . The absence of this single gene, called p21, confers a healing...

  • 印度需要為野生動物提供更多的生存環境

    10-03-11 A study on the past extinction of large mammals in India by the Wildlife Conservation Society, Duke University, and other groups has found that country's protected area system and human cultural tolerance for some species are key to conserving(保存...

  • DNA編碼可顯示害蟲的分布和食譜

    10-03-10 University of Minnesota researcher George Weiblen and colleagues have found a faster way to study the spread and diet of insect pests. Using a technique called DNA barcoding, which involves the identification of species from a short DNA sequence, We...

  • 東非發現新品種變色龍

    09-11-24 A new species of chameleon(變色龍) has been discovered in Tanzania(坦桑尼亞) by a team of scientists. Dr Andrew Marshall, from the Environment Department at the University of York, first spotted the animal while surveying monkeys in the Magomber...

  • Extinction hits 'whole families' 物種滅絕涉及到“整個家族”

    09-08-10 Whole chunks of life are lost in extinction events, as related species vanish together, say scientists. 科學家發現,整個生命的盒子消失于物種滅絕事件之中,相關聯的物種全部一起消失了。 The fossil record of marine bivalves dates back to the Jurassic pe...

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