Replication and Distribution of DNA during Mitosis
But how does ... phases of mitosis as it orchestrates the movement of sister chromatids to opposite poles of the cell (Figure 2). Following prometaphase, metaphase begins. At the start of metaphase, the microtubules arrange the chromosomes in a line along ...
El Niño Odds Raised to 70% by NOAA, But El Niño is Actually Imminent
This is a follow-up post to the ones he did on February 21 ... In addition, warmer than average sea-surface temperatures extend along the Equator from South America all the way to the Date Line. This is a classic “Full-basin” El Niño expression.
This Mobile Maritime Launch Pad Puts Satellites in Orbit for Less
rockets jump off the Earth's center-line with ease, able to enter geostationary orbits using a fraction of the energy required anywhere else on the planet. But the problem is that there isn't a whole lot of usable land along the equator—so one ...
New Zealand Whitetail Hunting, Part I
And so, along ... of the equator being the opposite of those in North America, the deer found themselves traveling from winter into summer and, finally, early fall. How confused these whitetails must have been. When they’d left St. Louis, the does ...
The numbers game
However, they do pose a threat to spacecraft because of their extremely ... the inclination (or plane of the orbit relative to the Equator) the satellite will end up in can be calculated using some relatively simple trigonometry. Once the inclination ...