Word of the Day
- The heavy fog along the coast of Peru on which plants depend for their moisture. It prevails from May to October up to a height of a hundred feet.
'Garua' translates from the Spanish as a 'very light drizzle.'
Quote of the DayTo overturn orthodoxy is no easier in science than in philosophy, religion, economics, or any of the other disciplines through which we try to comprehend the world and the society in which we live.
- Ruth Hubbard (b. 1924), U.S. biologist.