Archive: 10/10/2013

Huffington Post launches German edition

The Huffington Post, with its mix of online news, gossip and opinion, launched a German edition Thursday, vowing to be among the top five German information portals within five years.

dateOct 10, 2013 in Internet
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Light at night, melatonin and bird behaviour

Low light levels, similar to those found in urban areas at night, can have a significant effect on melatonin production in birds at night. This suggests that melatonin could be mediating changes in bird behaviour at night. ...

dateOct 10, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Early bird catches the worm...for dinner

(Phys.org) —Birds, such as great and blue tits, scout for food in the morning but only return to eat it in late afternoon to maximise their chances of evading predators in the day without starving to death overnight, Oxford ...

dateOct 10, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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What does a whale and a human have in common?

The immune system of the blue whale is as good as the human's and other land mammals; the species is healthy and could resist an epidemic of bacteria or fungi. Disclosed in the first study of its kind to be carried out globally ...

dateOct 10, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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