Animal World

Domesticated Chickens Have Smaller Brains

Linköping, Sweden — Researchers from Linköping University suggest a process by which the timid junglefowl from the rain forest could have become today’s domesticated chicken. When the scientists...

Warming Climate Is Changing Where Birds Breed

Logan, UT — Spring is in full swing. Trees are leafing out, flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing, and birds are singing. But a recent study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences...

Reconstructing the Diet of Fossil Vertebrates

Leipzig, Germany — Information on what our ancestors ate is based mainly on carbon and nitrogen isotope analyses of the structural protein collagen in bones and dentin. Nitrogen isotope analysis, in...

East African Fish in Need of Recovery

New York, NY — A study of East African coral reefs has uncovered an unfolding calamity for the region: plummeting fish populations due to overfishing, which in turn could produce widespread food insecurity....

© Mindzilla. All rights reserved.