Archive: 17/02/2011

Promiscuity pays in the frog world

( -- New research shows that the offspring of promiscuous female frogs have a higher rate of survival than those who remain monogamous, according to Macquarie University biologist, Associate Professor Martin Whiting.

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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A difference maker

In January 1942, a month after the United States entered World War II, Japan launched a new series of attacks in the Pacific, while German submarines started a new wave of strikes in the Atlantic. Against this grim backdrop, ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Other
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Flocculent spiral NGC 2841

( -- The galaxy NGC 2841 - shown here in this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image, taken with the space observatory’s newest instrument, the Wide Field Camera 3 - currently has a relatively low star formation ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Astronomy
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