University of Bristol

New finds of a living fossil

The coelacanth fish, found today in the Indian Ocean, is often called a 'living fossil' because its last ancestors existed about 70 million years ago and it has survived into the present - but without leaving any fossil remains ...

dateOct 02, 2015 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Which insects are the best pollinators?

Bees top the charts for pollination success according to one of the first studies of insect functionality within pollination networks, published today by researchers at the University of Bristol and the University of St Andrews.

dateSep 03, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Two-ball bounce problem explained

Researchers from the University of Bristol have revisited a well-known classroom demonstration where a lighter ball is dropped on top of a larger heavier ball and offer a model to explain the phenomenon.

dateJul 14, 2015 in General Physics
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