'Time-sharing' tropical birds key to evolutionary mystery

Whereas most birds are sole proprietors of their nests, some tropical species “time share” together – a discovery that helps clear up a 150-year-old evolutionary mystery, says Queen’s University Biology professor ...

Model explains how abused moms decide to leave

Two University of Illinois scientists have found a way to help health-care providers, social workers, and abused women’s families understand the stages that these women go through when deciding to leave their partners.

Model explains how abused moms decide to leave

Two University of Illinois scientists have found a way to help health-care providers, social workers, and abused women’s families understand the stages that these women go through when deciding to leave their partners.

Scientists reveal secrets of ancient ocean in new book

Call it the ocean that time forgot. About 400 million years ago, the Rheic Ocean played a big role in Earth’s history. When this massive body of water closed, the Appalachians were lifted to Himalayan heights and the planet’s ...

NASA Sees Arctic Ocean Circulation Do an About-Face

A team of NASA and university scientists has detected an ongoing reversal in Arctic Ocean circulation triggered by atmospheric circulation changes that vary on decade-long time scales. The results suggest not all the large ...

Together we stand: bacteria organize to survive hostile zones

Using an innovative device with microscopic chambers, researchers from four institutions, including Johns Hopkins, have gleaned important new information about how bacteria survive in hostile environments by forming antibiotic-resistant ...

River restoration poorly coordinated, evaluated

The process of river restoration in the U.S. is uncoordinated at almost every level. Project scales are rarely linked to goals, and evaluation is rarely reported or used to assess whether these goals are achieved. A new study ...

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