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temperate

having a climate intermediate between tropical and polar; moderate or mild in temperature
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The new mapping techniques, which involve all sorts of technical changes, could be used not just with fossils from frozen areas like Canada's Yukon and Russia's Siberia, but also from more temperate climates, and may eventually allow researchers to map animal genomes from 1 million years ago, Orlando said.
Toshiba's original outside air data centre cooling system was developed in Japan for more temperate climates and has three modes: outer air cooling mode for spring and autumn; mixed air cooling mode for winter, which adds heat from the hot area of the data centre to outer air; and circulating cooling mode for summer, which uses a refrigeration unit to cool the air in the data centre.
VZV is found in a worldwide geographic distribution, but annual epidemics are more prevalent in temperate climates and over 90 percent of adults in the United States have serologic evidence of Address for VZV infection and are at risk for herpes zoster.1,2
And though it is common for many plants adapted to temperate climates, including important crops like winter wheat, it has not been until the past decade or so that scientists have begun to understand the process's genetic and molecular underpinnings.Sung and postdoctoral fellow Jae Bok Heo have now discovered that a long, non-coding RNA molecule, named COLDAIR, is required for plants to set up a memory of winter.They published their work on the Arabidopsis plant in Science Express on Dec.
climates compared to more temperate climates. Many white membranes are less durable in all climates, and less durable than black membranes in any climate.
However, senior figures within the English game feel it takes scant regard of supporters' needs, particularly in countries with less temperate climates, such as the UK.
Peat, a deposit of partially decomposed and often ancient saturated vegetation, is found in cold and temperate climates such those found in northern latitudes, where they have historically functioned as a carbon sink, sequestering large amounts of soil-organic carbon in the cold, largely waterlogged soils.
Worldwide, there are roughly 202 currently known genera with around 2,600 species, most of which are restricted to tropical, subtropical, and warm temperate climates.
"Lower energy use fits with the life history of these tropical birds, which is different than those living in temperate climates," says Wiersma.
He also includes exotic-looking plants and houseplants that are quite at home outdoors in temperate climates, though no orchids.
A disease most Americans have never heard of could soon become more prevalent if dengue, a flu-like illness that can turn deadly, continues to expand into temperate climates and increase in severity, according to a new commentary by Anthony S.