Latest Benjamin Kerr Stories
Species facing widespread and rapid environmental changes can sometimes evolve quickly enough to dodge the extinction bullet.
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 â€“ and with very little natural pigmentation to protect them.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).