Archive: 4/08/2011

UK garden bird avian pox virus spreading

A team at the Zoological Society of London, led by Dr. Becki Lawson, is tracking an increased spread of an avian pox virus that is rapidly moving through the UK and affecting the great tits. Researchers are asking the public ...

dateAug 04, 2011 in Plants & Animals report
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Cells die so defensive organs can live

Researchers demonstrate for the first time that programmed cell death - a process by which cells deliberately destroy themselves - is involved in mandibular regression in termites. And it appears this regression may be the ...

dateAug 04, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Solar storm heading our way

Early yesterday, (Aug 3, 2011) two active regions on the Sun, sunspot 1261 and 1263 unleashed solar flares, which was captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. The video shows an M6 class flare from 1261 in a couple ...

dateAug 04, 2011 in Space Exploration
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