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
- 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.'