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2010-01-11 13:45:58

A growing number of scientists are merging methods and results from different disciplines to extract new meaning from old data, says a team of researchers in a recent issue of Evolution.

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2009-07-07 06:45:00

Nearly everyone can recall the high school textbook illustrations of the planet’s first land-dwelling creatures, ubiquitously represented as comic-looking fish with short, stumpy legs.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.