Dolphins, birds and viruses - what's making science news

  • 21/05/2013

A dolphin employed by the US military has used its echo-location skills to find a historic torpedo.

Also in science news this week, a 30-year study has found birds with longer wings are more likely to be hit by traffic than their short-winged peers.

And scientists have proved that being cold lowers the body's immune system's ability to fend off the cold-causing rhinovirus.

Watch the video for the full interview with Professor Steve Pointing, director of AUT's Institute for Applied Ecology.

source: newshub archive


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