October 2015

Swift sees double supernova in galaxy

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In just the past six weeks, two supernovae have flared up in an obscure galaxy in the constellation Hercules. Never before have astronomers observed two…

Female iguanas pay high costs to choose a mate

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Picking a mate is not easy — if you are a female iguana. In a study published in the 27th June issue of the online,…

Wood ant queen has no egg-laying monopoly

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he reproductive monopoly of the ant queen is not as strong as is often thought. Dr Heikki Helanterä and Prof Lotta Sundström, biologists working at…

Earth and Mars are different to the core

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Research comparing silicon samples from Earth, meteorites and planetary materials, published in Nature (28 June 2009), provides new evidence that the Earth’s core formed under…