Nature
Orthographic Processing Discovered in Pigeons
 
According to a new study by University of Otago researchers, pigeons (Columbidae) can learn to distinguish real words from non-words by visually processing their letter combinations.
 
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Wetter
Das Wetter im August 2016
 
Die Rapperswiler Wetterdaten des vergangenen Monats, erfasst und zusammengefasst von Walter Berger.
 
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Earth-Like Exoplanet Found Around Proxima Centauri
 
A team led by Dr. Guillem Anglada-Escudé from Queen Mary University of London discovered a promising exoplanet in terms of habitability, orbiting Proxima Centauri - the closest star to our Sun.
 
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Schizophrenia May be a Consequence of Human-Brain-Evolution
 
According to a new study led by Dr. Ole Andreassen of the University of Oslo (Norway), schizophrenia emerged after Homo sapiens diverged from Homo neanderthalensis.
 
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New Subatomic Particle May be Evidence of a Fifth Force
 
The discovery of a new subatomic particle by Hungarian nuclear physicists may be evidence of a fifth force of nature, theoretical physicists at the University of California say.
 
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Wetter
Das Wetter im Juli 2016
 
Die Rapperswiler Wetterdaten des vergangenen Monats, erfasst und zusammengefasst von Walter Berger.
 
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Paleontology
Murusraptor: new Megaraptoran Dinosaur From Argentina
 
Paleontologists have discovered a new genus and species of megaraptoran theropod dinosaur in northwest Patagonia: Murusraptor barrosaensis.
 
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Paleontology
Study: Turtle Shell Initially Evolved for Burrowing
 
A new study on Eunotosaurus (the earliest-known - 260 million year old - turtle) suggests that turtle shells originally evolved for burrowing underground, and not for protection.
 
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Paleontology
Gualicho shinyae: New Theropod Dinosaur From Argentina
 
Paleontologists led by Sebastián Apesteguía from the Universidad Maimónides have described a remarkable new genus and species of carnosaur that lived in Argentina about 94 million years ago: Gualicho shinyae.
 
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Jurassic Park
Jurassic Island v6.0: a First Teaser
 
This is a first teaser image unveiling the new design of Jurassic Island v6.0.
 
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