Archive: 05/14/2012

Snow hits Bosnian capital

The Bosnian capital and its surroundings were covered by snow on Monday, the first time in half a century snow has settled in Sarajevo at this time of year, as temperatures plunged to just above freezing.

dateMay 14, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Real science in virtual school labs

Up-to-date marine data enables students to carry out scientifically valid virtual experiments. The method yields insights on how scientific knowledge is created and developed, according to research from the ...

dateMay 14, 2012 in Social Sciences
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New species of fish in Sweden

Reticulated dragonet have been found in Väderöarna – "Weather Islands" – off the west coast of Sweden. It is not often that a new species of fish is discovered in Sweden.

dateMay 14, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Hitch-hiking with birds for life

Although chewing lice spend their entire lives as parasites on birds, it is difficult to predict patterns of lice distribution, new research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, reveals.

dateMay 14, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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