Archive: 29/03/2010

Extreme Weather Impacts Migratory Birds

(PhysOrg.com) -- Every year, hurricanes and droughts wreak havoc on human lives and property around the world. And according to a pair of new NASA-funded studies, migratory birds also experience severe impacts to their habitats ...

dateMar 29, 2010 in Ecology
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Google CEO's compensation for 2009 falls 52 pct

(AP) -- The total compensation of Google Inc. CEO Eric Schmidt fell 52 percent last year as the Internet search leader cut back on its employee perquisites to help lift its profits during the recession.

dateMar 29, 2010 in Business
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Hyenas' laughter signals deciphered

Acoustic analysis of the 'giggle' sound made by spotted hyenas has revealed that the animals' laughter encodes information about age, dominance and identity. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Ecology recorded ...

dateMar 29, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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An Avalanche of Asteroids

Imagine you're a Brontosaurus with your face in a prehistoric tree top, munching on fresh leaves. Your relatives have ruled planet Earth for more than 150 million years. Huge and strong, you feel invincible.

dateMar 29, 2010 in Space Exploration
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