adaptive response


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adaptive response

an appropriate reaction to an environmental demand.
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With these techniques we can now determine if the adaptive response is local (bone forms in regions of high strain) or global (bone forms so that the entire strain in the bone is reduced)," says Carriero.
It is hypothesised that organically grown foods develop the capability to produce more antioxidants than conventionally grown foods, as an adaptive response to fight insect and fungal attacks.
One of the researchers even speculated that the weight gain might be an adaptive response to counteract tobacco effects, since the fathers who started smoking young tended to be thin.
Surely some other mechanism could enable more rapid adaptive response.
An efficient IR protection requires specialized strategies that involve an adaptive response to increased heat (specific to IR radiation) and the counteraction of IR-induced ROS production.
The integration of video surveillance, GIS mapping software, and access control will help the airport improve situational awareness,while Situator's automated, adaptive response plans will enhance the handling of security-related events.
We think that this change that we see in high-frequency migraineurs is probably an adaptive response of the brain in order to accommodate this increased input of painful attacks, to be able to process it more and be able to handle it," commented lead investigator Nasim Maleki, Ph.
If they did, that might suggest this behaviour has truly evolved as an adaptive response to challenges from parasites.
The actions in these plans are analysed for their adaptive response categories: Emphasising Nature, Emphasising Development and Managed Nature (Vasey-Ellis 2009), along with Council Governance of climate change, and Emphasising Community.
The thermal lethality models most often utilized by the meat industry do not account for any adaptive response during slow-cooking processes.
646) explored the possible health impacts of climate change on population movements and examined the health implications of three types of movements likely to be induced by climate change: forcible displacement by climate impacts, resettlement schemes, and migration as an adaptive response.
He introduces the themes discussed of forgetting being an adaptive response (per Bjork's directed forgetting paradigm); models that move away from computer metaphors of memory; and applications of his research on learning, memory, and the role of metacognition in enhancing performance, training, and instruction.

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