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  • Dr Ruhi Khalid Presents Research Paper in UK

    Lahore: Beaconhouse National University Institute of Psychology Director Dr Ruhi Khalid has presented a research paper at the British Psychological Society Conference 2014 held in Windsor, United Kingdom.
  • Beaconhouse 10th Anniversary Celebration

    The much-awaited 10th anniversary celebration of Beaconhouse Malaysia, finally unfolded on July 4.
  • Forming words

    Subang Jaya: Students were taught letter sounds, blending them, and reading and associating them with objects.
  • Mother’s Week at Sarah’s Klang

    Subang Jaya: Mother’s Week was celebrated at the campus in May.
  • You Make Us So Proud

    Karachi: Euclid Mathematics Contest is conducted by The University of Waterloo, Canada every year and students in their final year of secondary school from around the world participate.
World Watch
Exhaust Keeps Moths From Finding Flowers

Exhaust fumes from cars and trucks, along with natural plant odors, can make it hard for pollinating moths to find flowers, researchers say. Because the calories from feeding off a flower fuel only 15 minutes of flight, as is the case with the tobacco hornworm moth, being misled costs a pollinator energy and time. “Local vegetation can mask the scent of flowers because the background scents activate the same moth olfactory channels as floral scents,” says Jeffrey Riffell, assistant professor of biology at University of Washington. “Plus the chemicals in these scents are similar to those emitted from exhaust engines and we found that pollutant concentrations equivalent to urban environments can decrease the ability of pollinators to find flowers.”

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