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UK summers see moth population boom

(Phys.org)—Moths that spend their summers in the UK experience a population explosion with numbers increasing fourfold, a new study suggests, findings that are changing how we view insect migration.

Aug 31, 2012 not rated yet 0

Not all animal traps are equal

(Phys.org) -- Large differences in the performance of spring traps used to kill mice, rats and moles, indicate considerable scope for improving the humaneness of such traps, and suggest that incentives are ...

Jul 03, 2012 not rated yet 0

OK, computation

"It seems like Nature has some secret that lets it make complicated stuff in an effortless way," Stephen Wolfram recently told an audience at Oxford University’s Mathematical Institute.

Jul 02, 2012 4.7 / 5 (6) 7