New Global MPA Guide

Led by Oregon State University researchers, more than three dozen scientists from around the world have produced a guide to help nations better plan, evaluate and monitor marine protected areas set aside to safeguard ecosystems and support a healthy ocean. “The MPA Guide: A Framework to Achieve Global Goals for the Ocean,” published in Science,Continue reading “New Global MPA Guide”

Zebrafish Hibernation Could Help Humans Reach Mars

New research led by Queen’s University Belfast has shown the zebrafish could help humans reach Mars by understanding how a form of hibernation known as induced torpor (a state of reduced metabolic activity) may provide radio-protective effects. Hibernation is a physiological condition found in many species that protects them against harsh conditions, such as foodContinue reading “Zebrafish Hibernation Could Help Humans Reach Mars”