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Overbearing colored light may reveal a second mechanism by which birds interpret magnetic signals
...oise light, corresponding to light levels found 20 min
after sunset, the birds still orient by the magnetic field, but they no longer show the seasonal change between spring and autumn and instead head north in both seasons. This behavior did not appear to involve the normal inclination-compass and chemi...
'Marathon mice' elucidate little-known muscle type
...sgenic mice were able to run, on average, for 32.5 min
to exhaustion, compared to 26 min
for their normal littermates, Spiegelman's group reported. "These data have potential importance ...
Detecting poisons in nectar is an odour-ous task for honeybees
...respond to odours associated with toxins within 20 min
of eating toxins, and would retain this ability up to 24 hours after eating a toxin. This suggests that honeybees can react to toxins in nectar, but that this ability may mainly be after they have ingested the toxins....
Research says boiling broccoli ruins its anti-cancer properties
...ed: steaming for 0?0 min, microwave cooking for 0? min
and stir-fry cooking for 0? min. All three methods gave no significant loss of total glucosinolate analyte contents over these cooking periods. Domestic storage of the vegetables at ambient temperature and in a domestic refrigerator showed no sign...