Archive: 5/02/2016

Yellow Sea a narrowing bottleneck for migratory birds

The shrinking of mudflats along the coasts of the Chinese Yellow Sea is an increasing problem for migratory birds that travel between Siberia and Australia. Research by an international team of ecologists, led by Spinoza ...

dateFeb 05, 2016 in Ecology
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Mapping the movements of birds and beasts

Be they creatures of land, sea, or air, most animal species migrate. Whales, salmon, songbirds, and butterflies all travel thousands of kilometers to and from breeding and feeding grounds every year.

dateFeb 05, 2016 in Ecology
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Exoskeleton helps the paralyzed to walk

Until recently, being paralyzed from the waist down meant using a wheelchair to get around. And although daily life is more accessible to wheelchair users, they still face physical and social limitations. But UC Berkeley's ...

dateFeb 05, 2016 in Robotics
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