The Journey of a Lifetime (Part 2) - A Magnetic Map Under Cloudy Skies

The Journey of a Lifetime (Part 2) - A Magnetic Map Under Cloudy Skies

Missed Part 1? Have a gander here For researchers attempting to unravel the story of the Monarch migration, the fact that the circadian clocks in the brain played no part in migration came provided a surprising twist. The functions that did seem to be lost when the brain clock proteins were silenced highlighted that while they were…

The Journey of a Lifetime (Part 1) - Robins into Redstarts

The Journey of a Lifetime (Part 1) - Robins into Redstarts

Ancient Greek philosopher and scientist Aristotle classified over 500 species of birds, mammals and fish. Finely in tune with the natural world, his analyses deciphered many of the processes that occur in nature for the first time and endured for centuries. However, from time to time some of his observations were a little removed from reality. Every year, as…