Archive: 09/09/2008

Photos reveal Myanmar's large and small predators

Using remote camera traps to lift the veil on Myanmar's dense northern wild lands, researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society have painstakingly gathered a bank of valuable data on the country's populations ...

Sep 09, 2008 3.7 / 5 (7) 2

An accurate speedometer for astronomy

Events on a cosmic scale are often barely discernable on Earth. This explains why astronomers are currently not able to prove directly that the universe is expanding at an ever increasing rate, nor can they ...

Sep 09, 2008 4.8 / 5 (18) 2

Tribal war drove human evolution of aggression

Wars are costly in terms of lives and resources – so why have we fought them throughout human history? In modern times, states may fight wars for a number of complex reasons. But in the past, most tribal wars were fought ...

Sep 09, 2008 3.8 / 5 (65) 51 feature