Archive: 9/01/2009

Mink control vital to save water voles

(PhysOrg.com) -- Keeping water vole and mink populations apart is vital if efforts to reintroduce water voles, one of Britain’s most endangered mammals, are to be successful.

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Bees attracted by floral iridescence

(PhysOrg.com) -- Plants and their pollinators are the focus of ground-breaking research by Dr Heather Whitney, recently appointed Lloyds Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences. Her latest work, carried out at the University ...

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Why the swamp sparrow is hitting the high notes

Birdsongs are used extensively as models for animal signaling and human speech, offering a glimpse of how our own communicating abilities developed. A new study by Adrienne DuBois, a graduate student at the University of ...

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Dartmouth researchers find new protein function

A group of Dartmouth researchers has found a new function for one of the proteins involved with chromosome segregation during cell division. Their finding adds to the growing knowledge about the fundamental workings of cells, ...

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5 reasons electronics show is still relevant

The International Consumer Electronics Show wraps up in Las Vegas Friday, and despite the annual hype, the cavalcade of shiny tech didn't reveal any jaw-dropping creations that will dramatically change the way people digitally ...

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