Archive: 22/04/2010

Rainfall linked to skewed sex ratios

An increased proportion of male African buffalo are born during the rainy season. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology collected data from over 200 calves and 3000 foetuses, finding that ...

dateApr 22, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Forensics' evidence could be bruised

(PhysOrg.com) -- Criminal cases where forensic experts determine the age of bruises on victims from photographs could be flawed, according to scientific research.

dateApr 22, 2010 in Other
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Lemonade can help prevent kidney stones

(PhysOrg.com) -- We've all heard the expression, "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade." Passing a kidney stone would qualify for one of life's "lemons," but did you know that drinking lemonade has been shown to prevent ...

dateApr 22, 2010 in Health
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