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Could the humble sea cucumber save our seas?

— 3 Feb 2011 18:00 | Biology

It may look like an over-grown slug, but scientists at Newcastle University believe the sea cucumber could play a vital role in the fight to save our seas - and become an unusual addition…

Lampreys give clues to evolution of immune system

— 3 Feb 2011 16:54 | Biology

Biologists have discovered that primitive, predatory lampreys have structures within their gills that play the same role as the thymus, the organ where immune cells called T cells develop…

Wild rainbow trout critical to health of steelhead populations

— 1 Feb 2011 21:42 | Biology

Genetic research is showing that healthy steelhead runs in Pacific Northwest streams can depend heavily on the productivity of their stay-at-home counterparts, rainbow trout…

Mercury in Bay Area fish a legacy of California mining

— 26 Jan 2011 18:10 | Environment

Mercury contamination, a worldwide environmental problem, has been called 'public enemy No. 1' in California's San Francisco Bay…

Scientists find industrial pollutants in Eastern Lake Erie carp

— 22 Jan 2011 10:23 | Environment

Researchers from Upstate New York institutions, including the University at Buffalo, have documented elevated levels of two industrial pollutants in carp in eastern Lake Erie, adding…

Eggs show arctic mercury cycling may be linked to ice cover

— 21 Jan 2011 19:56 | Environment

An international research team working with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) scientists at the Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML) in Charleston, S.C., has suggested…

Robotic ghost knifefish is born

— 19 Jan 2011 18:05 | Technology

Researchers at Northwestern University have created a robotic fish that can move from swimming forward and backward to swimming vertically almost instantaneously by using a sophisticated,…

Study finds fisheries management makes coral reefs grow faster

— 15 Jan 2011 15:33 | Environment

An 18-year study of Kenya's coral reefs by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the University of California at Santa Cruz has found that overfished reef systems have more sea urchins…

Hard-to-find fish reveals shared developmental toolbox of evolution

— 11 Jan 2011 17:17 | Biology

A SCUBA expedition in Australia and New Zealand to find the rare embryos of an unusual shark cousin enabled American and British researchers to confirm new developmental similarities…

Globally sustainable fisheries possible with co-management

— 6 Jan 2011 15:29 | Environment

The bulk of the world's fisheries - including the kind of small-scale, often non-industrialised fisheries that millions of people depend on for food - could be sustained using community-based…

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