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2014-12-30 16:25:48

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2014-12-07 05:28:29

During the winter months, after most of the leaves have fallen, an unusual greenish/gray growth may appear on your trees. I generally receive several phone calls this time of the year from homeowners concerned that a tree has some type of disease.

Neanderthal
2014-06-26 10:49:37

While popular culture may have conditioned us to think of Neanderthals as mindless meat-eaters, a new study has shown that earlier humans probably ate more plants, tubers and nuts than previously thought.

2014-05-06 12:31:10

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

Flexible Partnership Lets Lichens Live In Different Habitats
2013-04-23 15:40:42

Lichens are symbiotic organisms consisting of a fungal partner and one or several algal partners. The association is so close that scientists until 1867 were not aware that lichens actually consist of two different partners.

Switching To A Power Stroke Helps A Tiny Marine Crustacean To Survive
2013-04-02 14:29:14

Olympic swimmers aren't the only ones who change their strokes to escape competitors. To escape from the jaws and claws of predators in cold, viscous water, marine copepods switch from a wave-like swimming stroke to big power strokes, a behavior that has now been revealed thanks to 3-D high-speed digital holography.

2012-12-07 16:34:37

Women with higher circulating carotenoid levels are at a reduced risk of breast cancer.

Arctic Bacteria Help In The Search To Find Life On Europa
2012-05-31 02:53:51

In a fjord in Canada scientists have found a landscape similar to one of Jupiter's icy moons: Europa. It consists of a frozen and sulphurous environment, where sulphur associated with Arctic bacteria offer clues for the upcoming missions in the search for traces of life on Europa.

2012-04-17 13:14:44

Large quantities of globally produced plastics end up in the oceans where they represent a growing risk.


Word of the Day
immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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