A songbird's travelogue

Biologists at the University of Utah recently used light-weight geolocation technology to follow a species of songbird on its 10,000-kilometer migration from the Middle East to sub-Saharan Africa. The study, published October ...

dateOct 26, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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How food affects political regimes

Apparently, a richer diet is associated with an increase in the middle class, which tends towards economic and political independence and democracy-fostering values, according to Andrey Shcherbak, senior research fellow at ...

dateOct 26, 2016 in Social Sciences
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A rare window on the lives of young albatrosses

Understanding population dynamics is crucial for the conservation of long-lived species like albatrosses, but collecting data on albatrosses before they reach adulthood and begin to breed is challenging. A new study from ...

dateOct 26, 2016 in Ecology
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