20th October 2021
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How to impress mates by Hammingbirds way

by Editor in Birds 0

In most North American hummingbirds, males court females by diving at them head on — but Costa’s hummingbirds (Calypte costae) perform their courtship dives off to the side. Researchers now find that this strategy allows [...]
Animal Diseases

Antiviral Nasal RNA Spray

Designer RNA molecules delivered through the nose show early promise for treating West Nile fever, trials in mice show. No effective therapies exist for the illness caused by a mosquito-borne virus, which can invade the […]

Animal Diseases

Antiviral Nasal RNA Spray

Designer RNA molecules delivered through the nose show early promise for treating West Nile fever, trials in mice show. No effective therapies exist for the illness caused by a mosquito-borne virus, which can invade the […]

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A symbiotic relationship between woodpeckers and fungi

It has been proposed that birds spread fungi to new environment and in return fungi help woodpeckers to soften the tree which help them to dig in easier. An interesting story is shared at: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/seriouslyscience/2018/03/02/flashback-friday-woodpeckers-use-wood-eating-fungus-to-make-their-pecking-easier/#.Wu3tpRIrKu4

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