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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.