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Grapevine-Infecting Acne Bacteria Named For Frank Zappa
2014-02-19 14:26:06

What would you do if you discovered an odd strain of bacteria that exhibited unconventional behavior? Why, name it after Frank Zappa of course! And this is exactly what Italian and Austrian researchers have done.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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