Wind, warmth boost insect migration, study reveals

Wind and warmth can improve travel time for the billions of insects worldwide that migrate each year, according to a first-ever radio-tracking study by University of Guelph biologists.

Risky business: New data show how manatees use shipping channels

A new publication in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science tracks West Indian manatee movements through nearshore and offshore ship channels in the north-central Gulf of Mexico. The publication, "Linking Use of Ship Channels ...

Mapping migrations by using mobile phone data

Researchers from the Complex Systems Group (GSC) at Universidad Polit├ęcnica de Madrid (UPM) have used mobile phone data generated by 9 million users to study the mobility of population from Senegal. Results show a clear ...

Examining the source behind Sherpa mountain fitness

The Sherpa population in Tibet is world-renowned for their extraordinary high-altitude fitness, as most famously demonstrated by Tenzing Norgay's ability to conquer Mount Everest alongside Sir Edmund Hillary. The genetic ...

Time Inc to slash hundreds of jobs

Time Inc. said Wednesday it was cutting several hundred jobs as the US publishing giant streamlines to adapt to a "multi-platform" media landscape.

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