Archive: 12/11/2009

Syntax in our primate cousins

(PhysOrg.com) -- A study carried out in Ivory Coast has shown that monkeys of a certain forest-dwelling species called Campbell's monkeys emit six types of alert calls. The primates combine these calls into ...

Dec 11, 2009 5 / 5 (2) 0

A New View of Coronal Waves

(PhysOrg.com) -- The corona is the hot outer region of the sun's atmosphere. The corona is threaded by magnetic fields that loop and twist upwards from the sun's surface, driven by motions of its dense atmosphere.

Dec 11, 2009 4.5 / 5 (2) 1

Europe's flora is becoming impoverished

With increasing species richness, due to more plant introductions than extinctions, plant communities of many European regions are becoming more homogeneous. The same species are occurring more frequently, ...

Dec 11, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 1