Archive: 01/18/2007

Recently discovered species gain protection

The chestnut-capped piha is an unassuming robin-sized bird restricted to a few tiny remnant forest patches in the Antioquia Department of Colombia, in the Central Cordillera of the Andes. It is so restricted in its distribution ...

Jan 18, 2007 2 / 5 (2) 0

Recently discovered species gain protection

The chestnut-capped piha is an unassuming robin-sized bird restricted to a few tiny remnant forest patches in the Antioquia Department of Colombia, in the Central Cordillera of the Andes. It is so restricted in its distribution ...

Jan 18, 2007 2 / 5 (1) 0

Whitefly spreads emerging plant viruses

A tiny whitefly is responsible for spreading a group of plant viruses that cause devastating disease on food, fiber, and ornamental crops, say plant pathologists with The American Phytopathological Society (APS).

Jan 18, 2007 not rated yet 0

Conceptualizing a cyborg

Investigators at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine describe the basis for developing a biological interface that could link a patient's nervous system to a thought-driven artificial limb. Their ...

Jan 18, 2007 4.3 / 5 (18) 0

The 2006 hurricane season was near normal

After the record setting season of 2005 with 27 named tropical cyclones, many meteorologists and hurricane specialists were forecasting another above average hurricane season for 2006, but it didn't happen. NAS ...

Jan 18, 2007 4.2 / 5 (10) 0