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Science News Archive - September 28, 2008

By Bea Smith BEACH CITY -- Robert E. "Slats" Slayman, 80, of Beach City, passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2008, at Mercy Hospital, Canton, following a brief illness. He was born at Beach City, the son of the late Harry D. and Nellie M. Bratton Slayman and had been a life resident of Beach City.

Word of the Day
marcescent
  • 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'.
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