Thursday, October 25, 2007
Do birds, bees dance to same tune? How science goofed: "The new work overturns a cornerstone study from 1996 claiming that the airborne seabirds trace an elegant pattern known as Levy flights, named after the French mathematician who first described them. It also upends or casts a long shadow over a slew of follow-on studies by biologists seeking to extend the albatross findings to other animals, including bees, reindeer, grey seals, spider monkeys and microscopic zooplankton. "
at 8:20 AM