Science News Archive - November 07, 2009
Canada is looking into why less sockeye salmon swam back to the Fraser River on the Pacific Coast this summer than the number that was predicted by scientists.
Tree-dwelling ants generally live in harmony with their arboreal hosts. But new research suggests that when they run out of space in their trees of choice, the ants can get destructive to neighboring trees.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).