Location:

South America News

Add to Favorites Subscribe Share
fbshare-South America News

Showing results

110 of 52
Newswise: Hummingbird Adaptation in the Andes Reveals New Clues to the Biology of Evolution

Article ID: 716275

Hummingbird Adaptation in the Andes Reveals New Clues to the Biology of Evolution

Stony Brook University

Genetic changes are necessary for species to evolve and adapt to new environments. However, how can one predict such genetic changes? A new study led by Stony Brook University researchers reveals that this may be possible at a molecular level.

Released:
23-Jul-2019 4:35 PM EDT

Article ID: 712401

Student Graduating From Iowa State — 20 Years After Starting College in Brazil

Iowa State University

This weekend, Patricia O’Connell will finally finish at Iowa State University what she started in Brazil 20 years ago: a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Her degree sets her on a path to pursue her passion combining psychology and fitness in a career as a health educator.

Released:
6-May-2019 11:20 AM EDT

Education

MU-color.gif

Article ID: 709739

Study Finds Resurgence of Malaria Cases at the Ecuador-Peru Border Linked to the Venezuelan Crisis

SUNY Upstate Medical University

As Ecuador and other South American countries receive influx of Venezuelan migrants, the public health sector struggles to control infectious disease epidemics, including malaria, presenting a regional public health threat. As a result, migrant populations and people living near border crossings are susceptible to these infectious diseases.

Released:
18-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Tulane Professor’s Work at “Unthinkable Sacrifice” Site Published in Major Journal

Article ID: 709227

Tulane Professor’s Work at “Unthinkable Sacrifice” Site Published in Major Journal

Tulane University

A Tulane University professor’s research into the world’s largest mass sacrifice of children and llamas in northern Peru is being published in one of the world’s top scientific journals.

Released:
6-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EST
TheOhioStateUniversity-4C-Stacked-CMYK.jpg

Article ID: 705514

Climate change leading to water shortage in Andes, Himalayas

Ohio State University

Climate change could have devastating effects on vulnerable residents in the Andes mountains and the Tibetan plateau, according to researchers at The Ohio State University who have been studying glaciers in those areas for decades. Their findings—that glaciers in both parts of the world are melting more rapidly than at any point in the last 10,000 years—mean the water supply in parts of Peru, Pakistan, China, India and Nepal will decline, soon.

Released:
14-Dec-2018 4:05 PM EST

Showing results

110 of 52

Chat now!