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2009-11-18 07:36:18

Student field crews study the ecological power of ants in Central America under the guidance of biologist John Longino.

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2009-11-04 12:30:12

Colonies of army ants, whose long columns and marauding habits are the stuff of natural-history legend, are usually antagonistic to each other, attacking soldiers from rival colonies in border disputes that keep the colonies separate.

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2009-09-02 23:55:00

First evidence of multiple tool use suggests 'sustainable' food-harvesting techniques.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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