How Song Sparrows experience climate change
By: David Thackston
Recently released studies have indicated that climate change and the potential effects of global warming have already affected the survival rates of weather-sensitive species such as the song sparrow under controlled conditions. The song sparrow is one of the most commonly found species in North...
By: Sharon Agun
Space may be the final frontier, but it is an unexplored frontier a bit closer to home that has long captured the imagination. In 1869, with the publication of "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea," Jules Verne captured the imagination of the seafaring nations...
By: Kimberly Napier
Song sparrows experience climate change differently, depending on the stage of their lives, according to the California, Davis and Point Blue Conservation Science. Both of these groups studied the song sparrow from baby through adult, to see how climate change affected them. They discovered that...
By: Michael Totten
In binocular vision, an organism has two eyes which are aligned so that their field of vision overlaps in part. This causes a slight parallax difference between the field of vision of each eye in the area of overlap. The small binocular disparity is automatically...
By: Shannon Farlouis
An international research team has recently discovered that the climate change can contribute to a wide variety and a large number of marine species of animals and plants becoming homeless. The climate change is producing warmer temperatures for a longer period of time and this...
New species of walking shark is discovered
By: Leigh Goessl
A group of scientists from Australia have identified a new species of shark. Instead of the usual flowing through the water movements sharks typically display, this type of shark appears to touch the ground with its fins, giving it a unique type of gait. Found...
By: Michael Totten
Sea lions frequently dive down to the depths and ocean pressures where large amounts of nitrogen would be forced into the blood. As air-breathing mammals, they must also return regularly to the sea surface to breathe. In humans, this rapid change of pressures would result...
By: Roma Lightsey
Decompression sickness, or the bends, occurs when a scuba diver breathes in nitrogen at depth and ascends too rapidly for the nitrogen to dissipate. The nitrogen bubbles in the blood stream, causing pain or even death. Scientists have long wondered how marine mammals, who often...
Facts about New Zealand's amazing Kauri tree
By: Anne Penny
There are many wonderful things to do in New Zealand, but one of the most important is to make a special visit to the Waipoua Forest, one of the remaining great kauri forests of the North Island. Waipoua is north of the capital city, Auckland...
By: Wesley Kirui
The scientists have identified skin cancer that affects the fish in the Great Barrier Reef`s wild fish population. They found that this scourge to be identical to the melanomas which have been affecting human beings for quite a long time. This discovery was identified for...

 

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