Archive: 01/16/2008

Clams Convert Air Into Food

Only plants can take nitrogen gas from the air and use it to make the protein they need to grow. Or so biologists thought.

Jan 16, 2008 4.3 / 5 (22) 0

Songbirds' Brains Provide Clues to Human Speech

Analyzing how the brains of songbirds respond to singing patterns has provided new information about how humans learn to communicate with each other, according to Duke University researchers.

Jan 16, 2008 4.3 / 5 (6) 0

Parasite morphs ant into ripe red berry

A newly discovered parasite so dramatically transforms its host, an ant, that the ant comes to resemble a juicy red berry, ripe for picking, according to a report accepted for publication in The American Na ...

Jan 16, 2008 4.6 / 5 (54) 2