Archive: 7/10/2010

Clues included in diamonds

A study of Brazilian diamonds by Earth scientists from the University of Bristol has found that tiny inclusions in the diamonds contain traces of oceanic crust and sedimentary rocks, formed originally on the surface of the ...

dateOct 07, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Crop failures set to increase under climate change

Large-scale crop failures like the one that caused the recent Russian wheat crisis are likely to become more common under climate change due to an increased frequency of extreme weather events, a new study shows.

dateOct 07, 2010 in Ecology
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Every egg is different

Migratory birds have to allocate their resources for reproduction in an efficient way in order to commence breeding shortly after arrival. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen studied pectoral ...

dateOct 07, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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