Science News Archive - February 01, 2009
In Arctic Canada, a team of geologists from the University of Rochester has discovered a surprise fossil: a tropical, freshwater, Asian turtle.
In the latest sign that an eruption could be imminent, further seismic activity has been detected at Alaskaâ€™s Mount Redoubt, scientists reported Saturday.
A Spanish mountain goat, the Pyrenean Ibex, was formally confirmed as extinct in 2000 when the last one of its kind was discovered dead.
Chimpanzees are famous for their aptitude in mimicking human behavior. Now scientists have announced that baby chimpsâ€™ mental development may be more advanced than human infants.
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.