Archive: 07/17/2008

Predicting the distribution of creatures great and small

In studying how animals change size as they evolve, biologists have unearthed several interesting patterns. For instance, most species are small, but the largest members of a taxonomic group -- such as the great white shark, ...

Jul 17, 2008 4.7 / 5 (6) 0

Bullying-suicide link explored in new study

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have found signs of an apparent connection between bullying, being bullied and suicide in children, according to a new review of studies from 13 countries published in the International Jo ...

Jul 17, 2008 3.4 / 5 (7) 2

When Fish Talk, Scientists Listen

(PhysOrg.com) -- A male midshipman, a close relative of the toadfish, doesn't need good looks to attract a mate – just a nice voice. After building a nest for his potential partner, he calls to nearby females ...

Jul 17, 2008 4.4 / 5 (8) 0