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Extra Set Of Chromosomes Commonly Carried By Western Aspen Trees
2012-11-01 07:01:47

Public Library of Science Over 60 percent of aspen in parts of Utah, Colorado are triploid, new study shows A large proportion of aspen in the western U.S. sport an extra set of chromosomes in their cells, a phenomenon termed triploidy, according to new research published Oct. 31 in the open access journal PLoS ONE by Karen Mock from Utah State University and colleagues at several other institutions. In some areas of southern Utah and Colorado, over 60% of aspen trees are triploid....

2012-08-05 23:01:37

Participants go through a life-changing week of exercise, learning, sane (but exquisite) eating and drinking and get reoriented and re-remotivated for the next year. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) August 05, 2012 The enormously successful Younger Next Year Aspen Club Immersion weeks are coming back to Aspen this September. But with a profound difference. The week will be heavily based on the new YNY book, THINNER THIS YEAR, which authors Chris Crowley and Professor Jennifer Sacheck, Ph.D. of Tufts are...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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