News tagged with nuts

Gypsies, graveyards and mysterious plants

A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist has confirmed the identity of a strange grass-like sedge discovered in a Mississippi graveyard, and believes the appearance of the potentially invasive plant is linked to ...

dateOct 19, 2011 in Ecology
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Research improves the bolted joints in airplanes

A research project at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid that analyzes the bolted joints used in the aeronautical industry has determined the optimum force that should be applied so that they may better withstand the variations ...

dateJun 13, 2011 in Engineering
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Study sheds light on squirrel psychology

( -- The ability of grey squirrels to learn from observing others is highlighted in a new study. The research shows how squirrels can quickly learn from watching their peers, particularly if it relates to stealing ...

dateJul 28, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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