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wood thrush migration
2014-08-23 03:00:15

Juvenile songbirds on spring migration travel from overwintering sites in the tropics to breeding destinations thousands of kilometers away with no prior experience to guide them.

Gaming Augments Players’ Social Lives
2014-03-28 18:17:30

New research finds that online social behavior isn’t replacing offline social behavior in the gaming community. Instead, online gaming is expanding players’ social lives.

Songbirds Risk Missing Peak Food Supply Says Study
2013-06-03 13:45:42

A mismatch between the departure schedules of songbirds and higher spring temperatures at their breeding sites is putting them at risk, according to a new study out of York University.

2012-10-09 11:01:08

Drugs streamed into Health Canada's accelerated review process are more likely to be withdrawn from the market or earn a serious safety warning than those that undergo the standard review.

Migrating Songbirds Depart On Time
2012-07-26 07:10:41

A new study by York University researchers finds that songbirds follow a strict annual schedule when migrating to their breeding grounds – with some birds departing on precisely the same date each year.

2012-06-04 23:03:05

Premier event, co-sponsored by ventureLAB, to provide top-level collaboration opportunities for York Region and Greater Toronto Area (GTA) bio-medical industry leaders and officials.

2012-02-08 10:30:14

A new study on children who are raised bilingual examined the effects on children's development of growing up speaking two languages.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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