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International News Archive - January 02, 2013

Author Of Darwin's Dreampond Has New Fish Species From Lake Victoria Named In Honor Of Him

New species of cichlid fish from Lake Victoria named in honor of Tijs Goldschmidt, author of Darwin's Dreampond.

Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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