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Rare Birds Get All The Attention They Deserve, Thanks To New Approach To Species Conservation
Apr 10, 2014 15:39 PM E
As more and more species of birds are on the verge of extinction, biologists are relying on new and improved methods of conservation.
Rainbowfish
Ambidextrous' Rainbowfish Are Braver Than Their Peers, Perhaps Because They Think Slower
Apr 10, 2014 11:05 AM E
Rainbowfish who think with both sides of their brain are more bold than those who don't, which raises the question: What determines bravery in the first place?
trees storage
Trees For Energy Storage: Cellulose From Trees Can Be Used To Build High-Energy Capacitators
Apr 08, 2014 14:17 PM E
Trees may very soon help in building sophisticated storage devices.
farm
Human History: Early Humans Had Stronger Bones Which Got Weaker As Farming Progressed
Apr 08, 2014 12:12 PM E
New research has established that after the advent of farming, human bones became progressively weaker.
Neanderthal skull
Neanderthals And Europeans Had Sex, Scientists Confirm Using Human Genome Study
Apr 08, 2014 11:12 AM E
Scientists behind a new analysis of human and Neanderthal genes say they've proved conclusively that humans and Neanderthals interbred after migrating from Africa.
Chupacabra: Urban Legend or Terrifying Reality?
'Chupacabra' Found In Texas Is Really A Fur-less Raccoon, Says Author of Book on the Legendary Beast
Apr 04, 2014 16:56 PM E
An expert on the legendary creature, says the 'chupacabra' is really just a poor critter suffering from mange.
graphene
2D Materials: After Graphene, Researchers Now Find Miracle Molybdenum Disulfide
Apr 04, 2014 14:13 PM E
Researchers have found that two-dimensional molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) exhibits properties as good as or even better than graphene.
sperm whale
You Are What You Eat: Insights Into The Sperm Whale Habitat, Based On Stomach Contents
Apr 04, 2014 14:02 PM E
In a research spanning over 13 years, researchers analyzed the stomach contents of dwarf and pygmy sperm whales to understand more about their feeding ecologies
volcano
Temperature Greatly Influences Volcanic Activity Along Mid-Ocean Ridges
Apr 03, 2014 15:00 PM E
A large number of volcanic eruptions occur along mid-ocean ridges each year.
butterfly
Some Butterflies Have Smaller Wings, Less Color Because They Didn't Eat Enough As Caterpillars
Apr 03, 2014 12:08 PM E
Next time you see a less-than-colorful monarch butterfly, it is quite likely that it may have starved as a caterpillar.
pigeons
Pigeons Can Unclutter Their Thoughts By Categorizing, Just Like Us
Apr 02, 2014 13:35 PM E
Researchers at the University of Iowa have concluded that animals, like humans, can encode information.
vesper bats
Species Diversity In Vesper Bats Linked To Jumping Genes
Apr 01, 2014 17:25 PM E
Researches have found the reason behind vesper bats' species diversity.
Permian Earth
How Methane-Producing Microbes Caused The Largest Mass Extinction The World Has Ever Seen
Apr 01, 2014 15:51 PM E
A new theory attempts to explain what killed 90 percent of all life on Earth about 250 million years ago.
big brown bat
Call Of Male Bats That Warn Other Bats From Snagging Their Dinner Identified
Mar 31, 2014 11:17 AM E
A team of scientists have discovered that bats use another type of call that tells their potential competition to stay away from the prey they have caught.
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