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California brown pelicans' breeding rates dismal

(Phys.org) —California brown pelicans' breeding numbers are in drastic decline this year, according to an annual population survey led by a University of California, Davis, professor emeritus. The low nesting ...

Jun 03, 2014 not rated yet 0

Algae 'see' a wide range of light

(Phys.org) —Aquatic algae can sense an unexpectedly wide range of color, allowing them to sense and adapt to changing light conditions in lakes and oceans. The study by researchers at UC Davis was published ...

May 01, 2014 5 / 5 (2) 0

Reef fish arrived in two waves

(Phys.org) —The world's reefs are hotbeds of biological diversity, including over 4,500 species of fish. A new study shows that the ancestors of these fish colonized reefs in two distinct waves, before ...

Apr 10, 2014 3 / 5 (2) 0