Archive: 04/12/2012

Telling changes on the tundra

(Phys.org) -- University of Alberta researchers are part of a groundbreaking, multinational study of the effect of global warming on tundra vegetation in various regions around the world.

Apr 12, 2012
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Thrips soldiers found able to ward off fungus

(Phys.org) -- Researchers studying the tiny bugs known as thrips have made two discoveries concerning one species: Kladothrips intermedius. The first is that though such thrips soldiers have big forearms, they d ...

Apr 12, 2012 report
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From fins to limbs

Tonight Cambridge vertebrate palaeontologist Professor Jenny Clack is the subject of BBC Four’s Beautiful Minds series. The programme looks at her contribution to our understanding of early tetrapods ...

Apr 12, 2012
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Herschel spots comet massacre around nearby star

(Phys.org) -- ESA’s Herschel Space Observatory has studied the dusty belt around the nearby star Fomalhaut. The dust appears to be coming from collisions that destroy up to thousands of icy comets every ...

Apr 12, 2012
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