Archive: 1/05/2014

Some Ohio butterflies threatened by rising temperatures

The combined heat from climate change and urbanization is likely to reduce the number of eastern swallowtails and other native butterflies in Ohio and promote the spread of invasive relatives, a new study led by a Case Western ...

dateMay 01, 2014 in Ecology
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Whales hear us more than we realize

Killer whales and other marine mammals likely hear sonar signals more than we've known. That's because commercially available sonar systems, which are designed to create signals beyond the range of hearing of such animals, ...

dateMay 01, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Edgy look at 2-D molybdenum disulfide

( —The drive to develop ultrasmall and ultrafast electronic devices using a single atomic layer of semiconductors, such as transition metal dichalcogenides, has received a significant boost. Researchers with the ...

dateMay 01, 2014 in Nanophysics
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