Archive: 12/11/2006

Nitrogen rain makes bogs contribute to climate change

High levels of nitrogenous compounds can make bogs give off more carbon dioxide, thereby adding to the greenhouse effect. This has been shown by the plant ecologist Hakan Rydin in an article published this week in the Proceedings of ...

Dec 11, 2006
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Gas on your mind

Scientists at the University of Leicester are to gain a greater insight into the workings of the human mind…through the study of a snail’s brain.

Dec 11, 2006
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Teaching Biology Means Teaching Evolution

Evolution is a complex topic for any science teacher, given the misconceptions that some students bring to the classroom and the gaps that can occur in teacher preparation. In Investigating Evolutionary Biology in the La ...

Dec 11, 2006
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