Posts Tagged ‘migration’

Monarch Diet and Migration

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
butterfly, butterflies, monarchs, migration, wings, size, color

How does the amount of food monarch larvae receive affect their wing size and coloration?

Signs of Life

Friday, September 20th, 2013
methane, mars, nasa, curiosity, cosmic, comets, martians, microbes, microbial, life, earth, rivers, routes, early, humans, migration, out of africa

Buried ancient rivers and missing martians– our Friday round-up of science headlines!

Shark Oil Storage

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
sharks, shark week, great white, migration, buoyancy, drift, dive, monterey bay aquarium, stanford

It’s Shark Week! Great whites are revealing their secret to long distance migrations…

Cool Monarchs

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
butterfly, butterflies, monarch, migration, mexico, milkweed, drought, climate change

How do monarch butterflies know when to head north? Temperature!

Salmon Sense of Direction

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
salmon, earth, magnetic field, fraser, sockeye, migration,

How do salmon find their way, thousands of miles from home?

Elephant Migration

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
elephants, migration, africa

In English and Spanish. Gourma elephants make record trips traversing the desert.

Monarch Genome

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
Sonia_Carolina_-_Proxima_estacion-Esperanza_(by-sa)

The recently sequenced monarch genome explains much about their migration.

Nesting in the City

Monday, April 4th, 2011
blueheron

Each spring, great blue herons return to Golden Gate Park to nest.

Out of Africa Earlier

Thursday, January 27th, 2011
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A discovery of stone tools in the United Arab Emirates could provide evidence that modern humans left Africa earlier.

Resting Dives

Monday, April 19th, 2010
Northern Elephant Seal, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, CA 02feb200

Northern Elephant Seals rest during migration by diving, a new study reports.

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