Mutated Gene Could Raise Marine Mammals’ Vulnerability to Pesticides
Mutated Gene Could Raise Marine Mammals’ Vulnerability to Pesticides
The resulting lost protein, PON1, breaks down organophosphates in land mammals.
Mutated Gene Could Raise Marine Mammals’ Vulnerability to Pesticides
Mutated Gene Could Raise Marine Mammals’ Vulnerability to Pesticides

The resulting lost protein, PON1, breaks down organophosphates in land mammals.

The resulting lost protein, PON1, breaks down organophosphates in land mammals.

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Seal Whiskers Can Detect Weak Water Currents
Seal Whiskers Can Detect Weak Water Currents
Catherine Offord | Jan 18, 2017
The marine predators may use the mechanosensory hairs to detect fish that are hiding motionless on the seafloor.
Seals Help Oceanographers Explore Underwater
Seals Help Oceanographers Explore Underwater
Catherine Offord | Nov 1, 2016
Data collected by elephant seals in Antarctic waters provide a closer look at the processes driving ocean circulation.
Sealing the Deal
Sealing the Deal
The Scientist Staff | Oct 31, 2016
Irish researchers convert seals into remote oceanographic sensors by attaching tags containing temperature probes and other technologies to their heads.
Increasing Seal Pup Numbers Influence Feral-Horse Feeding Habits
Increasing Seal Pup Numbers Influence Feral-Horse Feeding Habits
Catherine Offord | Aug 1, 2016
Researchers reveal how seals affect vegetation patterns and influence the movement of feral horse populations on Sable Island in Canada.
Viral Relative of Hepatitis A Found in Seals
Viral Relative of Hepatitis A Found in Seals
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 26, 2015
Researchers accidentally discover the first liver-tropic virus that infects non-primates.
Seal Stowaways
Seal Stowaways
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Nov 1, 2014
Pathogen traces recovered from Peruvian mummies suggest tuberculosis-causing bacteria rode from Africa to South America in pinnipeds.