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2014-06-09 12:31:00

Dr. Stephen Gallo will discuss factors influencing scientific peer review of grants RESTON, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 10, 2014, Dr.

2014-03-26 15:57:01

Support in developed countries for natural history—the study of the fundamental nature of organisms and how and where they live and interact with their environment—appears to be in steep decline.

2014-01-29 00:20:44

AIBS is pleased with speech, eager for next steps WASHINGTON, Jan.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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