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Latest Physiological and Biochemical Zoology Stories

2012-06-13 14:44:59

Normally, male California mice are surprisingly doting fathers, but new research published in the journal Physiological and Biochemical Zoology suggests that high anxiety can turn these good dads bad.

2012-04-30 19:48:45

New research in the journal Physiological and Biochemical Zoology shows why bigger isn't always better when it comes to sprinting speed.

Lizard Moms May Prepare Their Babies For A Stressful World
2012-04-19 12:12:51

Stressed out lizard moms tend to give their developing embryos short shrift, but the hardship may ultimately be a good thing for the babies once they're born, according to a study published in the journal Physiological and Biochemical Zoology.

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2011-02-08 08:00:00

Hibernating, it turns out, is much more complicated than one might think.

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2009-04-21 10:30:00

Keeping warm isn't the only reason lizards and other cold-blooded critters bask in the sun.

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2009-01-23 09:37:50

A new study published in Physiological and Biochemical Zoology reveals how these snakes maximize their chances of hitting the target.

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2008-12-31 11:20:00

Researchers announced on Tuesday that sharks have surprisingly weak bites for their mass and can decimate their prey simply because of their strong teeth.

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2008-11-07 14:40:00

Sea snakes may slither in saltwater, but they sip the sweet stuff.

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2008-10-16 10:43:02

As concerns about the effects of global warming continue to mount, a new study finds that an increase in average temperature of only two degrees Celsius could have a devastating effect on populations of Australia's iconic kangaroos.

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2008-04-01 13:20:00

Portable and accurate body composition measurements mean a longer life for rodents used in field and laboratory research


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.