Godzilla, evolution and human anxiety about big, scary things | Ottawa Citizen

A couple of evolutionary biologists were having fun, tossing around ideas of how Godzilla gets bigger with every movie, until their light-hearted research project turned serious.

Source: Godzilla, evolution and human anxiety about big, scary things | Ottawa Citizen

Mass die-off of puffins recorded in the Bering Sea: Climate-induced food shifts may be to blame — ScienceDaily

A mass die-off of seabirds in the Bering Sea may be partially attributable to climate change, according to a new study.

Source: Mass die-off of puffins recorded in the Bering Sea: Climate-induced food shifts may be to blame — ScienceDaily

Ancient DNA tells the story of the first herders and farmers in east Africa — ScienceDaily

A collaborative study led by archaeologists, geneticists and museum curators is providing answers to previously unsolved questions about life in sub-Saharan Africa thousands of years ago.

Source: Ancient DNA tells the story of the first herders and farmers in east Africa — ScienceDaily

Beyond 1 and 0: Engineers boost potential for creating successor to shrinking transistors — ScienceDaily

Scientists offer a solution to the fast-approaching physical minimum for transistor size: a multi-value logic transistor based on zinc oxide, capable of two stable intermediate states between 0 and 1.

Source: Beyond 1 and 0: Engineers boost potential for creating successor to shrinking transistors — ScienceDaily