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Flapping Baby Birds Provide Clues To Origin Of Flight
2014-09-02 03:34:43

How did the earliest birds take wing? Did they fall from trees and learn to flap their forelimbs to avoid crashing? Or did they run along the ground and pump their “arms” to get aloft?

Hummingbird Flight Both Adaptable And Efficient
2012-09-27 12:12:55

Hummingbirds are among the most impressive aviators in the animal kingdom. Beating their wings at a rate of up to 80 times per second, they can fly forward, backward, left and right with the greatest of ease.

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2009-06-02 13:56:41

Turbulence hampers flight for various bee species, and possibly other insects.

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2009-03-12 13:30:00

Experiments show that hummingbirds suffer few energy costs when they grow long tails.

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2008-10-27 18:15:00

Ants prefer salty snacks to sugary ones, at least in inland areas that tend to be salt-poor, according to a new study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

2008-09-05 00:00:08

By Sarah Arnott BP and the Russian billionaires fighting for control of the TNK- BP joint venture have signed a deal designed to draw a line under their acrimonious conflict.

2008-09-04 09:00:13

Russian and British stakeholders in TNK-BP have agreed to restructure leadership to settle claims the company was run with a foreign bias, the company said.

2008-09-04 06:00:08

The Russian and UK shareholders of the oil company TNK-BP, which is owned by BP and the Russian consortium AAR (Alfa Group, Access Industries and Renova) on a parity basis, have signed a memorandum of understanding, Interfax news agency reported on 4 September, quoting AAR chief executive officer Stan Polovets.

2008-08-26 00:00:34

MOSCOW. Aug 25 (Interfax) - A lawyer for Robert Dudley has challenged a Russian court's decision to disqualify his client from serving as the oil company's chief for two years, a source close to TNK-BP told Interfax. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by ProQuest LLC.

2008-08-25 09:01:39

Anglo-Russian oil company TNK-BP's exiled CEO, Robert Dudley, has pointed a finger at the labor inspectorate in Moscow, alleging an abuse of power in its investigations into the company, according to the Financial Times.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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