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Science News Archive - September 03, 2004

Abstract. These activities allow students to investigate behavioral responses of the large Milkweed bug, Oncopeltus fasciatus, and the mealworm, Tenebrio molitor or Tenebrio obscurus, to external stimuli of light, color, and temperature.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'