Many birds spend only a few months of the year in their breeding range before leaving to spend the winter in another region or even on another continent, and models that only make use of data from one season may not paint a complete picture. For this reason, researchers have written the first comprehensive review of the different types of full-annual-cycle modeling approaches available to ecologists. —> Read More Here
European languages were carried from the East: Fossils reveal how mass migration 4,500 years ago shaped our speech
Harvard Medical School in Boston found evidence of the migration by analysing DNA of 69 people who lived across Europe between 8,000 and 3,000 years ago. —> Read More Here
Forget the gym: Scientists discover a hormone that gives you the same benefits as exercise without breaking a sweat
The MOTS-c hormone has been proven to work in mice and clinical trials on humans could begin in three years, according to scientists at the University of Southern California. —> Read More Here
No telling yet which side will win. But did Justice Kennedy’s mixed signals Wednesday hint that he was leaning toward the administration’s view of federal subsidies for health insurance?
The world’s biggest machine powers up again —> Read More Here
The Oxford University study found that in the last dry spell in 2010 saw the Amazon rainforest released eight billion tonnes – as much as the annual emissions of China and Russia combined. —> Read More Here
The greatest threat to China’s wild elephants is no longer poaching but habitat destruction. —> Read More Here
Hundreds of millions of tons of sand and dust particles are lifted from North African deserts each year and carried across the Atlantic Ocean. So much dust is kicked up that the microscopic particles amass into sweeping tan plumes that are visible to satellites.
Talking Movies’ Tom Brook meets the director of the documentary How to Change the World – a film which focuses on the early days of Greenpeace. —> Read More Here
LONDON (Reuters) – British scientists are turning to crowdfunding to complete the first scientific study ever to image the brain of someone “tripping” on the psychedelic drug LSD.