Naila Moreira's Articles
- NewsOrca-whale and dolphin babies and their mothers appear to skip sleep for as long as a month after the pups' birth.
- NewsA newly described species of photosynthetic microorganism uses light from hydrothermal vents in the deep sea to power its metabolism, making it the first such organism to use a light source other than the sun.
- Food for ThoughtSoft drinks have overtaken white bread as the main source of calories in the U.S. diet, contributing to an increasing rate of obesity in the country.
- NewsAn inheritable gene variation may increase susceptibility to lumbar-disk disease.
- NewsSudden venting of hydrogen sulfide from the deep sea could have caused the largest extinction in Earth's history by poisoning land animals and destroying atmospheric ozone that protects Earth from ultraviolet light.
- NewsThe pesticide spinosad, previously thought safe for bees, may damage their ability to forage for nectar.