Archive: 30/07/2008

Rosella research could re-write 'ring theory'

New research has uncovered how different crimson rosella populations are related to each other – a discovery which has important implications for research into how climate change may affect Australia’s biodiversity.

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Diamonds show how Earth is recycled

(PhysOrg.com) -- Tiny minerals found inside diamonds have provided us with a rare glimpse of the Earth’s deepest secrets. This exciting new research by a team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, is reported ...

dateJul 30, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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New Yeast Trick for Eating Favorite Food

It is well known that yeast, the humble ingredient that goes into our breads and beers, prefer to eat some sugars more than others. Glucose, their favorite food, provides more energy than any other sugar, and yeast has evolved ...

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Olfactory Fine-Tuning Helps Fruit Flies Find Their Mates

Fruit flies fine-tune their olfactory systems by recalibrating the sensitivity of different odor channels in response to changing concentrations of environmental cues, a new study has shown. Disable this calibration system, ...

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