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Coral itself may play important role in regulating local climate: Coral chemicals protect against warming oceans

Coral itself may play important role in regulating local climate: Coral chemicals protect against warming oceans

A new article reveals coral animals produce the ‘smell of the ocean’ — influencing cloud formation and protecting themselves against rising seawater temperatures. Australian marine scientists have found the first evidence that coral itself may play an important role in regulating local climate. They have discovered that the coral animal — not just its algal […]

Laureatii Premiului Nobel pentru Pace fac apel la eliminarea armelor nucleare

Laureatii Premiului Nobel pentru Pace fac apel la eliminarea armelor nucleare

Laureatii Premiului Nobel pentru Pace reuniti la Varsovia au facut apel miercuri la liderii de pe plan mondial sa negocieze un proces de eliminare ‘universala, legala si verificabila a armelor nucleare’ din lume, transmite Associated Press. Declaratia din finalul reuniunii anuale a laureatilor prestigiosului premiu indeamna totodata la lansarea de negocieri in vederea incheierii conflictelor […]

The molecular clock of the common buzzard: Influence of genes on dispersal behavior revealed

The molecular clock of the common buzzard: Influence of genes on dispersal behavior revealed

Be it hibernation or the routes of migratory birds: all animal behaviour that is subject to annual rhythms is controlled by a molecular clock. Although this has been known for a long time, in many cases it is still unclear how far genes are involved in setting this internal clock. Up to now, this also […]