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2011-08-16 15:06:11

When faced with environmental threats like bad weather, predators or oil spills, wild birds secrete a hormone called corticosterone.

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2010-06-27 13:20:32

Journeys across several time zones make our internal body clocks go haywire.

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2010-05-27 09:26:32

Findings indicate how wildlife responds to environmental and ecological disasters.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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