Science News Archive - November 14, 2009
Officials in India said Friday that all elephants residing in the nationâ€™s zoos and circuses will be relocated to game sanctuaries where they can roam more freely.
Women in the sciences must often choose between family and academic careers, according to a new report authored by researchers at the Berkeley Center on Health, Economic & Family Security (Berkeley CHEFS) at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.
Meiosis â€“ the pairing and recombination of chromosomes, followed by segregation of half to each egg or sperm cell â€“ is a major crossroads in all organisms reproducing sexually.
- Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
- Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
- Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
- A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.