Marine microbes swim towards their favorite food

Journal Reference: Jean-Baptiste Raina, Bennett S. Lambert, Donovan H. Parks, Christian Rinke, Nachshon Siboni, Anna Bramucci, Martin Ostrowski, Brandon Signal, Adrian Lutz, Himasha Mendis, Francesco Rubino, Vicente I. Fernandez, Roman Stocker, Philip Hugenholtz, Gene W. Tyson, Justin R. Seymour. Chemotaxis shapes the microscale organization of the ocean’s microbiome. Nature, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04614-3 New research demonstrates … Read more

Après Safia Alba, c’est Angèle qui annonce qu’elle vote pour Marine Le Pen

Apres Safia Alba cest Angele qui annonce quelle vote pour

Le soir du premier tour des élections présidentielles 2022, Safia Alba a été horrifiée par les résultats : Emmanuel Macron et Marine Le Pen sont en tête du classement, juste devant Jean-Luc Mélenchon. Pour les Français, il va falloir faire un choix cornélien qui s’avère difficile pour certains après les cinq ans passés. Très déçus … Read more

Face-to-face between President Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen – Reuters News in France and abroad

Face to face between President Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen

The second – and final – round of voting sees incumbent centrist Emmanuel Macron take on nationalist and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Chesnot | Getty Images News | Getty Images French citizens go to the polls on Sunday for a presidential election against the backdrop of war in Ukraine and a cost of living … Read more

French election: Emmanuel Macron’s rally looks like a royal visit, as supporters of the far-right leader chant “President Marine” | World News – News 24 | News in France and abroad

French election Emmanuel Macrons rally looks like a royal visit

Sky News correspondents Adam Parsons and Dominic Waghorn are on the French presidential campaign trail with Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen. Here they sum up the feeling on the pitch ahead of a second round on Sunday. By Adam Parsons, Europe correspondent, in Saint-Denis If Emmanuel Macron is nervous then he hides it well. … Read more

Dispersal strategies drive marine microbial diversity

Journal Reference: Ali Ebrahimi, Akshit Goyal, Otto X Cordero. Particle foraging strategies promote microbial diversity in marine environments. eLife, 2022; 11 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.73948 The findings help explain how a vast array of diverse bacteria and microbes coexist on floating particle rafts in oceans. Microbial foraging in patchy environments, where resources are fragmented into particles, plays … Read more

Mirror image biomolecule helps marine sea squirts lose their tails

Journal Reference: Gabriel Krasovec, Akiko Hozumi, Tomoyuki Yoshida, Takayuki Obita, Mayuko Hamada, Akira Shiraishi, Honoo Satake, Takeo Horie, Hisashi Mori, Yasunori Sasakura. d -Serine controls epidermal vesicle release via NMDA receptor, allowing tissue migration during the metamorphosis of the chordate Ciona. Science Advances, 2022; 8 (10) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abn3264 In a study published this month in … Read more

Early killer whales ate fish — not other marine mammals

Journal Reference: Giovanni Bianucci, Jonathan H. Geisler, Sara Citron, Alberto Collareta. The origins of the killer whale ecomorph. Current Biology, 2022; DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2022.02.041 Now, a study published March 7 in the scientific journal Current Biology, co-authored by Jonathan Geisler, Ph.D., associate professor and department chair of anatomy at New York Institute of Technology College of … Read more

45,000 marine species are at-risk: What’s most susceptible?

Journal Reference: Nathalie Butt, Benjamin S. Halpern, Casey C. O’Hara, A. Louise Allcock, Beth Polidoro, Samantha Sherman, Maria Byrne, Charles Birkeland, Ross G. Dwyer, Melanie Frazier, Bradley K. Woodworth, Claudia P. Arango, Michael J. Kingsford, Vinay Udyawer, Pat Hutchings, Elliot Scanes, Emily Jane McClaren, Sara M. Maxwell, Guillermo Diaz‐Pulido, Emma Dugan, Blake Alexander Simmons, Amelia … Read more

New species of marine plankton found, an overlooked source of nutrients in the oceans

Journal Reference: Christopher R. Schvarcz, Samuel T. Wilson, Mathieu Caffin, Rosalina Stancheva, Qian Li, Kendra A. Turk-Kubo, Angelicque E. White, David M. Karl, Jonathan P. Zehr, Grieg F. Steward. Overlooked and widespread pennate diatom-diazotroph symbioses in the sea. Nature Communications, 2022; 13 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-28065-6 Diatoms, with their intricately patterned cell walls made of glassy … Read more

Extinct swordfish-shaped marine reptile discovered

Journal Reference: Dirley Cortés, Erin E. Maxwell, Hans C. E. Larsson. Re-appearance of hypercarnivore ichthyosaurs in the Cretaceous with differentiated dentition: revision of ‘Platypterygius’ sachicarum (Reptilia: Ichthyosauria, Ophthalmosauridae) from Colombia. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 2021; 1 DOI: 10.1080/14772019.2021.1989507 “This animal evolved a unique dentition that allowed it to eat large prey,” says Hans Larsson, Director … Read more