Science News Archive - April 03, 2011
India should seriously consider the melting glaciers in the Tibetan plateau, as millions of Indians rely on the water that comes from this region.
Word of the Day
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.