News tagged with neighbours

The Milky Way now has a twin (or two)

(—Research presented today at the International Astronomical Union General Assembly in Beijing has found the first group of galaxies that is just like ours, a rare sight in the local Universe.

dateAug 23, 2012 in Astronomy
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Cuckoo tricks to beat the neighborhood watch

To minimise the chance of being recognised and thus attacked by the birds they are trying to parasitize, female cuckoos have evolved different guises. The new research, funded by the Natural Environment Research Council, ...

dateAug 02, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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How badgers get ahead in game of life

New research has shown that badgers, one of Ireland's most iconic wild creatures, roll the dice in their sex lives to gain an all-important edge in the game of life.

dateOct 15, 2015 in Ecology
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