It’ll be raining cats and dogs next…
The story Residents in a small town in Arkansas, USA started of their New Year with a bit of a mystery. Over 3000 dead blackbirds fell from the sky on New Year’s Eve and experts are still not sure what caused it.
Bats and fats – novel ways of teaching the scientific method
Searching through the web as I do on a daily basis I come across many weird and wonderful scientific studies. You know – the kind of things that make you wonder why they bothered.
Big beaks help cool birds down
The story: Two scientists have collaborated in a study that suggests that the size of a bird’s beak is linked to the temperature of its natural environment. We already know that a bird’s beak is adapted for the food it eats and sometimes to attract a mate, but now it looks like it is also […]