General News Archive - August 21, 2012
As the heat of summer starts to slow down, and the season of orange and red leaves starts to peek its way around the corner, new science shows just how we can be better about beating the heat next year.
Word of the Day
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.