Science News Archive - July 01, 2007
By ANNE GILDEA WE'RE not known as a nation of nudies. Not so very long ago there was a national brouhaha over a Late Late Show audience member revealing she didn't wear a nightie on her wedding night.
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'.