Archive: 08/03/2012

Under-ice habitat important for Antarctic krill

The importance of the under-ice habitat for Antarctic krill was probably under-estimated in the past and emphasise the susceptibility of this ecological key species to changes in the sea ice habitat induced by climate ...

dateMar 08, 2012 in Ecology
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Why do plant roots grow down and not up?

(PhysOrg.com) -- It is essential for roots to grow down so they can explore the soil and maximise their water uptake. But how they know that is a question that has fascinated scientists since Darwin. Now scientists led by ...

dateMar 08, 2012 in Biotechnology
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Faced with job loss? Perception is everything

(PhysOrg.com) -- When faced with job loss, people who consider themselves poor may limit employment prospects by believing they have a smaller social network than they actually do, says a University of Michigan business professor.

dateMar 08, 2012 in Social Sciences
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