Archive: 02/12/2009

Psychoactive compound activates mysterious receptor

(PhysOrg.com) -- A hallucinogenic compound found in a plant indigenous to South America and used in shamanic rituals regulates a mysterious protein that is abundant throughout the body, University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers ...

Feb 12, 2009 4.8 / 5 (14) 15

Songbirds fly 3 times faster than expected (Video)

A York University researcher has tracked the migration of songbirds by outfitting them with tiny geolocator backpacks - a world first - revealing that scientists have underestimated their flight performance ...

Feb 12, 2009 4.9 / 5 (7) 0