Archive: 06/08/2006

Female birds boost up their eggs when hearing sexy song

In a new study published in the latest issue of Ethology researchers show that female songbirds can alter the size of eggs and possibly the sex of their chicks according to how they perceive their mate’s quality.

Jun 08, 2006
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Do female guppies risk their lives to avoid sex?

Sexual harassment is burden that females of many species face, and some may go to extreme lengths to avoid it. In a paper published in The American Naturalist, Dr Darren Croft from the University of Wales, Bangor and a rese ...

Jun 08, 2006
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Variable physical laws

Physical quantities such as the speed of light, the gravitational constant and the electron mass are believed to be the same independent of where and when they appear in the universe. Therefore, they are known as constants ...

Jun 08, 2006
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Using technology against technology

Media-industry experts stress the value of using technology to allow parents to control their children's media intake.

Jun 08, 2006
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Kids reject healthy school meals

Students in Scotland appear to prefer lunch from home rather than the new healthier menus being offered at school.

Jun 08, 2006
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