Assessment of the effects of predation over geological timescales, essential for paleoecological and evolutionary studies, has proved difficult, not least because most traces of predation are rarely preserved; most types of predation destroy the prey or leave no traces on the preservable
hard parts of the victim.
Processing the fruits into commercial preservable
products will naturally have been the main intervention to reduce these losses.
The rate of taphonomic loss in modern benthic habitats: how much of the potentially preservable
community is preserved?
Whereas films, once recorded, become part of the stable archive of collective memory, theatre as a series of embodied acts lacks preservable
But as pure linguistic code, a text typed in this way in Inuktitut will be as reliable, preservable
, and transmissible as the author's writing skills allow.
To examine generality of the finding that food is discounted more steeply than money, the present study was designed to compare discounting rates of unstable currency (baht) and preservable
food (rice) during a period of unstable economic conditions in Thailand.
Ben Jonson once observed clairvoyantly that the glorious visual, aural, and kinetic aspects of a masque were akin to the mortal body--that is, "momentarie" and prone to being "utterly forgotten"--whereas the poet's voice, in the form of a preservable
text, was comparable to the immortal soul (p.
They prefer items that are preservable
and convenient, because they can't go shopping every day.
In terms of the posterity of historiography, Rome might seem to have the upper hand here, its messages preservable
in written form while Egypt's are by their nature transient.