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Business News Archive - February 24, 2008

By Kumar, Sunil Sharma, Vishal; Bhoyar, R V; Bhattacharyya, J K; Chakrabarti, Tapan ABSTRACT: The effect of heavy metals on the activities of earthworm species Eudrillus eugineae was studied during vermicomposting of municipal solid waste (MSW) spiked with heavy metals.

Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.