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Bats prey on nocturnally migrating songbirds

It was until now believed that nocturnally migrating songbirds, while venturing into the unfa...ability of giant noctules to prey on the wing upon nocturnally migrating passerines appears unique not only among bats but also within the whole animal kingdom. Al...

Research into salt, oil, ice and fossils

...arious activity patterns (e.g. diurnally active or nocturnally active). Bio-optics, biomechanics, and palaeobiology all play important roles. His work will contribute to a better understanding of how certain extinct groups of vertebrates such as the ichthyosaurs and the sauropod dinosaurs lived. Lars Schmitz is ...

Displaced songbirds navigate in the high Arctic

...or much of the summer. White-crowned sparrows are nocturnally migrating birds that breed in northern Canada and perform long migrations covering a few thousand kilometers to winter in the southern United States. In the study, young and adult white-crowned sparrows were captured with mistnets near Inuvik, NW Ter...

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(Date:10/28/2014)... to expand the Office of Rare Diseases Research ... Sciences (ORDR-NCATS) collaborative Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network ... 22 consortia will work with 98 patient advocacy ... treatments for patients with rare diseases. The collaborations ... 2014 funding from NIH. , Rett syndrome, MECP2 ...
(Date:10/28/2014)... differences in moving activity in a novel environment ... angling, according to an experimental study completed at ... Game and Fisheries Research Institute. The study used ... and authentic angling trials to analyse if behaviours ... reared in traditional and enriched hatchery rearing environments. ...
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