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September 2008
Science Teacher;Sep2008, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p20
Academic Journal
The article offers science research news briefs. Songbirds such as the European starling and the zebrafinch have evolved superfast muscles used for vocalization. A mathematical model indicates that phenomena such as dust devils, hurricanes, and water spouts are all mechanistically related and will intensify due to climate change. Parts of the corn plant including stalks and leaves are being researched for possible use in ethanol and alternative fuels.


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