Archive: 10/16/2007

Probing Question: What is a neutrino?

Neutrinos are tiny -- really, really tiny -- particles of matter. They are so small, in fact, that they pass between, and even through, atoms without interacting at all. Neutrinos are everywhere: If you start ...

Oct 16, 2007 4.4 / 5 (42) 0

No sunglasses required for fish supper

Fishermen are always looking for a tasty catch - but it is the fish that have a natural advantage when it comes to spotting dinner, according to new research from The University of Manchester.

Oct 16, 2007 4 / 5 (5) 0

Chimpanzees exaggerate their screams when under attack

Research by the University of St Andrews shows that chimpanzees vary their screams depending on the severity of the attack and that they can exaggerate the nature of the attack, but only if higher ranking group members are ...

Oct 16, 2007 4 / 5 (1) 0