Archive: 1/05/2012

Microbes go rafting on floating volcanic rocks

Volcanoes bring death and destruction, but out of the ashes life soon finds fertile ground. A unique experiment is sifting through floating debris from an ongoing volcanic event to see how microbes move in. The results may ...

dateMay 01, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Parasites boost advantage in sibling war

(Phys.org) -- Parasites may increase inequality among baby birds in a brood by making it even harder for smaller, weaker chicks to compete against their bigger brothers and sisters, researchers have discovered.

dateMay 01, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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