12 Nov 2020
Climate change is causing hurricanes that make landfall to take more time to weaken, reports a study published today in...
Type: Press release
30 Oct 2020
(Left) The graph shows that on average, present-day hurricanes weaken more slowly than hurricanes did 50 years ago. (Right) This slowing of intensity means that on average, present-day hurricanes are...
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30 Oct 2020
The scientists found a strong correlation between the time it took for a hurricane to weaken after landfall and sea surface temperature, when both were plotted by year.
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29 Oct 2020
The researchers taught octopuses to insert their arms down the left or right side tubes of Y-shaped mazes. Both sides of the maze were baited with food, but food on the incorrect side was blocked by...
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29 Oct 2020
Often described as aliens, octopuses are one of most unusual creatures on the planet, with three hearts, eight limbs and a keen intelligence. They can open jars, solve puzzles and even escape from...
Type: Press release
22 Oct 2020
Despite being separated by nearly 5,000 miles of Pacific Ocean, the people of Okinawa and Hawai’i have a lot in common. Being based on small island archipelagos means that they rely on both the land...
Type: News Article
19 Oct 2020
Ants are one of the most successful groups of animals on the planet, occupying anywhere from temperate soil to tropical rainforests, desert dunes and kitchen counters. They’re social insects and...
Type: Press release
19 Oct 2020
Researchers from OIST and Sorbonne University in Paris have investigated the hypothesis that loss of flight in worker ants is directly connected to the evolution of greater strength. Watch this...
Type: Video
19 Oct 2020
Both workers and queens (larger and with wings) are shown in the image above.
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19 Oct 2020
Dr. Christian Peeters
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19 Oct 2020
Worker ants of Cataglyphis bombycina.
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15 Oct 2020
In 1998, ocean temperatures soared, and the world experienced its first significant coral bleaching event. From the Great Barrier Reef to Indonesia to Central America, corals turned white and ghostly...
Type: Press release
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