Epiphytic algae are the most important primary producers in seagrass ecosystems; yet, the impact of epiphytic algae on seagrass is not well understood.
With increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations, the oceans are expected to increase in acidity during the next century.
The word “green” elicits many definitions and responses. From nature itself to environmentally friendly consumer items and building methods, the word has ubiquitously slapped onto a multitude of products and services currently on the market.
Optimal Foraging Theory predicts that organisms will maximize their foraging efficiency by balancing time spent feeding and time spent searching for new feedings sites.
This paper details the experimental method and results of the GreenCube II mission, a student-driven research program at Dartmouth College.
Promoting Remyelination and Preventing Demyelination: New Research Goals in Finding a Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis
Recent Multiple Sclerosis (MS) research has made it apparent that demyelination has further consequences than its primary effects of inflammation and impaired conduction.
I recently saw the Rude Mechanicals’ phenomenal adaptation of Hamlet, and for one reason or another, as the final act drew to a close, I was in a decidedly morbid state of mind.
The methods of isolating and manipulating genes to understand their roles in the genome have improved tremendously since their inception in the 1970′s.
Every individual possesses inherent risks for developing a disease; however, scientists have recently uncovered genetic mutations that yield unusually high probabilities for their onset. Research into these mutations has illuminated, among many other possibilities, gene therapy as a potential treatment.