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2009-02-14 11:38:18

The extinction of species is a consequence of their inability to adapt to new environmental conditions, and also of their competition with other species.

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2008-01-11 10:30:00

The term circle of life may ring more true than some would think. For years, scientists have been studying the decline in large herbivores in Africa, and ten years ago, they decided to find out the effect of that decline on plant life.

2007-08-04 03:26:17

By Fortner, Allison M Weltzin, Jake F FORTNER, A. M. (Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6351) AND J. F. WELTZIN (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-1610).


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Trichinella spiralis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Trichinella spiralis, sometimes known as the pork worm, is a parasite within the Nematoda class. It can be found in pigs, rats, humans, and bears. This worm causes trichinosis in humans, most often from consuming undercooked pork. This species is the smallest within its class, reaching an average body length of .16 centimeters. Females are twice as large as males, displaying a sexual dimorphism. The reproductive organs of females are unique to the species in that the front end holds developed...

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Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.