Nature news roundup August 9 2013

I have always wondered why a cottontail rabbit or white-tailed deer concerned with escaping from danger would fly a white flag of a tail. A study using human gamers by Dirk Semmann, evolutionary biologist at University of Göttingen, suggests the … Continue reading

Nature news roundup July 12 2013

Monday’s storms broke Toronto’s record for 24-hour record rainfall, leaving cars stranded, basements flooded and thousands of people without power overnight. Downstream, Lake Ontario will be dealing with the fallout for a while to come. In the Torontoist, Tyler Irving … Continue reading