As worldwide temperatures rise and the earth sees extreme weather conditions in both summer and winter, a team of researchers with the University of Florida and Kansas State University have found that that there is potential for insects – and possibly other animals – to acclimate and rapidly evolve in the face of this current climate change.
“Organisms can deal with these stressful transitions from warm to cold by either acclimating – think about dogs putting on their winter coats – or by populations genetically evolving to deal with new stresses, a phenomenon known as rapid climate adaptation,” said Alison Gerken, a post-doctoral associate with UF's Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology and the lead author of a new study, published this month in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
While much of the emphasis regarding climate change is on overall warming, increased frequency of extreme weather events is also a critical concern. As fall and spring temperatures rise, animals will increasingly have to deal with rapid changes from warm conditions to dangerously cold temperatures as weather fronts sweep through. These “snap freeze” events threaten a variety of plants from agricultural crops to landscaping that are damaged and animals like insects, frogs, and even sea turtles that can suffer from cold.
Using fruit flies, Gerken and her team have described the genetic architecture for both long-term acclimation, as would be needed to prepare for the transition from summer to winter, and short-term acclimation, which could occur over a single day with a snap freeze. They have shown that there is substantial genetic variation in nature for both long-term seasonal acclimation and short-term acclimation associated with rapid extreme weather events.
… Continue reading here.
Dogs News — Sciencedaily
Hey guys, in this video we show what would happen if cats and dogs switched places! :O
Leave a like if you enjoyed and don't forget to subscribe 😀
● Twitter: https://twitter.com/Orepros
● Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Orepros/669397736508528
● Website: http://orepros.weebly.com/
● Second Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/orepros2
Why Santa Doesn't Play Minecraft:
This video is made for fun and it should not be taken seriously.
♬ Royalty Free Music by http://www.incompetech.com
► Buy The Game: http://www.minecraft.net
► Texture Pack: http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/72747-faithful-32×32-pack-updatemods-162/
► Shaders: http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/2391360-chocapic13s-shaders
► Rigs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eED-cyCLwO8
► Rigs: http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/1190607-minecraft-model-pack-v15306-steve-rigs-v12v11-item-pack-v12178-mob-pack-v106-cinema-4d/
► Rigs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDFW2n5ox8M
► Rigs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAFJ_jlBMDY
Zymox Otic Topical Cream w/ .5% Hydrocortisone; 1 oz. Tube
Zymox Topical solutions are the easiest way to treat troublesome skin infections in pets. No pre-cleaning; brushing or scrubbing is needed. LP3 enzyme system works naturally with your pet's body and without disinfectants to destroy bacteria; fungus and viruses. Works even against antibiotic-resistant strains. Hydrocortisone soothes inflammation and itching. Contains no antibiotics. Great for dogs; cats; kittens; puppies and small mammals. Effective for: Bacterial: Surface Infections: Pyotraumatic dermatitis hot spots; wet eczema; acute moist pyoderma Body fold pyoderma Superficial Infections: Impetigo Superficial and generalized pyoderma Staphylococcus ssp (including MRSA) Pseudomonas ssp. Fungal: Superficial Mycoses: Microsporum; Trichopyton; Epidermophyton (ringworm) Yeast: Malassezia pachydermatis; Candida albicans
7 Best Calming Solutions for Dogs with Separation Anxiety
How Long Does It Take For Your Dog To Settle In Your New Home?
10 Small Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds that don't Bark
Welcoming a pet into your home as a friend for a lifetime Is always a dreamy milestone to achieve. But if you are someone who starts to show allergic reactions as soon as you come in contact with the pet, then this dreamy situation can turn into a Nightmare. So, if you are facing this […]
Paw Print Jewelry is the Purr-fect Choice for Pet Owners
Recent estimates indicate that approximately 90 million dogs – and close to 100 million cats – have a home in the United States. When it comes to their pets, animal lovers spare no expense in caring for their pet or showcasing their love for man's best friends. But don't let that last statement fool you […]
ARE YOU CRAZY!?!?!?!?! IT WOULD RUIN MINECRAFT!!!!!!!
If Ender dragon had a kid or Why there are no lioness in minecraft 🙂
If Notch had a mom PLEASE!!!
I was laughing so hard at, “HELP! MY DOG IS MEOWING!!!” XD
Do if chat was removed plz
“What if sheeps drop something else”
Can you do: If Notch and [The dude who makes silly updates] switched
If Minecraft PC and Minecraft PE switched?
IF ENDERMEN WERE UGLY AND ENDERDRAGONS WERE PRETTY. XD
Thumbs up 🙂 if WATER and lava switched places
You should do, why iron is white instead of pink (like the ore)
New video! If cats and dogs switched places! 😀
Hope you’ll enjoy :)
Thanks for watching! 😀
Can we reach 5000 likes? :)