Archive: 2/12/2009

Lizards change their diet to avoid predators

A scientist from the University of Salamanca and another from Yale University have shown that the presence of predators affects the behaviour of Acanthodactylus beershebensis, a lizard species from the Negev Desert in the ...

dateDec 02, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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King crab family bigger than ever

Sally Hall, a PhD student at the University of Southampton's School of Ocean and Earth Science (SOES) at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS) has formally described four new species of king crab, all from ...

dateDec 02, 2009 in Ecology
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Researchers put a new spin on atomic musical chairs

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Naval Research Laboratory have developed a new way to introduce magnetic impurities in a semiconductor crystal by prodding it with a scanning tunneling ...

dateDec 02, 2009 in Nanophysics
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