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2014-03-10 12:24:19

Newly Created Film Collections Launch with Oscilloscope Laboratories, Patagonia, Slamdance and Vimeo SXSW Favorites AUSTIN, Texas, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of its direct

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2012-08-13 07:23:37

A special type of glass coating is being used for the first time in the UK to help protect birds flocking to an island off the northeast coast of England.

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2012-06-02 12:15:59

Researchers at Oregon State University have created a new computer technology to listen to multiple bird sounds at one time, to identify which species are present and how they may be changing as a result of habitat loss or climate change. The system, one of the first of its type, should provide an automated approach to ecological monitoring of bird species that is much more practical than a human sitting in the field, hours on end. “It´s difficult to hear and identify even...

When Evolving From T-Rex To Sparrow, Timing Is Critical
2012-05-28 08:31:30

A new study has shown that modern birds are essentially living dinosaurs with skulls that are remarkably similar to those of their juvenile ancestors.

2012-05-14 21:32:14

Queen’s University biology professor Bob Montgomerie has been studying robins on and off for 25 years and has a particular fascination with the bright blue color of their eggs.

2012-04-26 23:01:11

Water increases the chances that birds will visit a backyard—whether in winter or summer.

2012-04-02 11:20:08

Nine out of 10 drugs successfully tested in mice and other animal models ultimately fail to work in people, and one reason may be traced back to a common fact of life for laboratory mice: they're cold.

2012-03-15 12:25:00

It’s March and already the chirps of winter birds have changed to songs that attract mates and define territories.

New Research Shows Feathered Dinosaur Could Fly
2012-01-25 06:22:05

An international team of researchers led by Brown University has shed some new light on whether the winged dinosaur Archaeopteryx could fly.

Image 1 - Killer Claws Help Provide New Theory On Evolution Of Flight
2011-12-16 03:57:20

New research from Montana State University's Museum of the Rockies has revealed how dinosaurs like Velociraptor and Deinonychus used their famous killer claws, leading to a new hypothesis on the evolution of flight in birds.


Word of the Day
tapinage
  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
The word 'tapinage' comes French 'se tapir' meaning 'to crouch, squat'.