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Genuflecting Plant Discovered In Brazil
2011-09-21 04:06:32

A new plant that buries its seeds, the first in its family, is discovered in the Atlantic forest of Bahia, Brazil, by an international team of scientists.

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2011-09-14 19:02:49

Species exploration using off-the-grid solar energy, Internet, and digital cameras reveals hidden surprises.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.