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Mutant Champions Save Vulnerable Species From Almost-certain Extinction
2013-02-20 12:52:16

Species facing widespread and rapid environmental changes can sometimes evolve quickly enough to dodge the extinction bullet.

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2010-10-13 10:55:20

Some tiny crustaceans living in clear-water alpine ponds high in Washington state's Olympic Mountains have learned how to cope with the sun's damaging ultraviolet rays without sunblock – and with very little natural pigmentation to protect them.


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definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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