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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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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