Bangor University

How the snake got its venom

The venom of advanced snakes is a mixture of dozens of different proteins and is an example of an evolutionary innovation – a novel trait that has arisen in a particular animal group and which has contributed to their success. ...

dateAug 11, 2014 in Evolution
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Researchers measure the value of a smile

( -- Researchers at Bangor University have placed an economic value on a smile, demonstrating scientifically the effect that a genuine smile can have on our decision-making. The psychologists call this ‘social ...

dateMay 10, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Linking Climate Change in Siberia and Britain

( -- Scientists have for first time demonstrated a critical link between the Siberian climate and the circulation of the major current system which gives us our mild winters here in the UK. This new understanding ...

dateMar 23, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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