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 ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Scientist creates formula for perfect parking

(PhysOrg.com) -- Forget roasting a textbook turkey or perfect present-wrapping this month. The real test of Britons’ mettle will come as we try to park in tight spots on busy roads, with 35 million of us ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Mathematics
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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.

dateDec 11, 2009 in Astronomy
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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, ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Ecology
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