Science News Archive - March 22, 2008
A new genetic study conducted by a team of international researchers sheds light on Latin Americaâ€™s history, finding that European colonization resulted in a dramatic shift from a native American populace to one that is mainly mixed.
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'.