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HIV May Have Been Around Longer Than You Think
2012-12-19 06:49:42

A new study reveals that human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may have affected humans for much longer than is currently believed.

2012-08-07 10:21:05

The trade in ivory was largely outlawed in 1989, but poaching continues and remains a serious threat to the African elephant.


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'.