University of Bristol

Species matters in a noisy world

Fish exposed to increased noise levels consume less food and show more stress-related behaviour, according to new research from the University of Bristol and the University of Exeter. However, the way fish ...

dateMar 04, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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New insights into the origin of birds

Mark Puttick and colleagues investigated the rates of evolution of the two key characteristics that preceded flight: body size and forelimb length. In order to fly, hulking meat-eating dinosaurs had to shrink in size and ...

dateFeb 23, 2014 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Molecular biology mystery unravelled

The nature of the machinery responsible for the entry of proteins into cell membranes has been unravelled by scientists, who hope the breakthrough could ultimately be exploited for the design of new anti-bacterial ...

dateFeb 18, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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