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Can the morphology of fossil leaves tell us how early flowering plants grew?
Fossils and their surrounding matrix can provide insights into what our world looked like millions of years ago. View News Article (2010-03-24)

Epilepsy and brain pathology linked together by the protein ADK
The brain of individuals who suffer from epilepsy is characterized by astrogliosis, a brain pathology evidenced by a complex series of changes in the morphology and function of brain cells known as astrocytes. View News Article (2008-01-03)

Dinosaur wind tunnel test provides new insight into the evolution of bird flight
A study into the aerodynamic performance of feathered dinosaurs, by scientists from the University of Southampton, has provided new insight into the evolution of bird flight. View News Article (2013-09-18)

Guelph researchers solve part of hagfish slime mystery
University of Guelph researchers have unravelled some of the inner workings of slime produced by one of nature's most bizarre creatures - hagfish. View News Article (2014-04-04)

New Study Shows Effects of Prehistoric Nocturnal Life on Mammalian Vision
Since the age of dinosaurs, most species of day-active mammals have retained the imprint of nocturnal life in their eye structures. Humans and other anthropoid primates, such as monkeys and apes, are the only groups that deviate from this pattern. View News Article (2012-11-01)

One-third of central Catalan coast is very vulnerable to storm impact
Researchers from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) have developed a method for evaluating the vulnerability of coastal regions to the impact of storms.  View News Article (2011-07-14)

Distant Attraction
Sopow and colleagues report in the February issue of Ecology Letters that a chemical stimulus from a galling insect changes the morphology and physiology of its host to benefit these specialized plant feeders. Galls are atypical plant growths that provide nourishment and shelter for gall-inducing insects. Previous studies could not determine whether insect galls are induced by mechanical or... View News Article (2003-01-29)

A new species of yellow slug moth from China
The moth genus Monema is represented by medium-sized yellowish species. The genus belongs to the Limacodidae family also known as the slug moths due to the distinct resemblance of their caterpillars to some slug species. View News Article (2013-06-05)

Name of new weakly electric fish species reflects hope for peace in Central Africa
Two new species of weakly electric fishes from the Congo River basin are described in the open access journal ZooKeys. View News Article (2014-04-14)

Study identifies protein that contributes to cognitive decline in Alzheimer's
Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have demonstrated that a protein called caspase-2 is a key regulator of a signaling pathway that leads to cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease.  View News Article (2013-06-26)

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