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Name Of A New Parasitoid Wasp Species Inspired By 'Kill Bill' Character
2013-03-19 13:18:07

1 of 3 recently discovered wasp species was named after Beatrix Kiddo, referring to the deadly parasitoid practices of the animal

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2010-03-10 08:17:46

University of Minnesota researcher George Weiblen and colleagues have found a faster way to study the spread and diet of insect pests.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.