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Ship noise is a prominent source of underwater sound pollution. Carter et al. demonstrate that ship noise has multiple negative effects on animal traits that do not primarily rely on acoustics. In shore crabs, color change to improve camouflage and predator escape responses are adversely affected by ship noise but not by equally loud ambient noise.
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Captive-born animals frequently lose their anti-predatory abilities due to the absence of encounters with their predators, but these abilities can be regained through specific training. Anti-predator ...
Due to their inconspicuous behaviour and colouration, it has been assumed that titi monkeys' main anti-predator behaviour is passive crypsis and hiding. So far, active predator mobbing has been docume...
Different drugs can affect the hair. Among the various types of drug-induced hair changes, hair colour change is a rare phenomenon which is less reported in the literature. Hair colour changes include...
Early warning on the ship deficiency is crucial for enhancing maritime safety, improving maritime traffic efficiency, reducing ship fuel consumption, etc. Previous studies focused on the ship deficien...
Many species show synchronous fluctuations in population size over large geographical areas, which are likely to increase their regional extinction risk. Here we examine how the degree of spatial sync...
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World health organization recommends noise level should be less than 30db in hospital. However many analysis conclude to an average of 67dB in the post anesthesia care unit. No many studie...
The aim of this study is to compare the tooth colour changes caused by retainers made of stainless steel wires and fiber reinforced in long term
To evaluate the usability of the Colour Assessment and Diagnosis (CAD) test in children. To determine the prevalence of colour vision deficiency (CVD) among Turkish children, to identify t...
The effect of noise is often underestimated but it is one of the most common occupational health hazards. Its health effects include; noise-induced hearing loss, sleep disturbance, interfe...
An animal or plant species in danger of extinction. Causes can include human activity, changing climate, or change in predator/prey ratios.
An IBUPROFEN-type anti-inflammatory analgesic and antipyretic. It inhibits prostaglandin synthesis and has been proposed as an anti-arthritic.
A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID) that inhibits the enzyme cyclooxygenase necessary for the formation of prostaglandins and other autacoids. It also inhibits the motility of polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
Noise present in occupational, industrial, and factory situations.
Noise associated with transportation, particularly aircraft and automobiles.