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2012-04-09 05:39:59

By Fernanda Barros, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It is rapidly becoming the number one health problem in the U.S. and it is now the most common chronic illness in childhood. Obesity is a complex and potentially devastating condition, particularly if its onset is in early childhood. There are significant environmental and behavioral factors involved in the causes of obesity but some of us may carry it in our genes! In the most recent National Health and Nutrition...

2012-02-07 20:59:16

The abundance of false information available on the Internet, in movies and on TV has created a big challenge for educators. Students sometimes arrive in classrooms filled with inaccurate knowledge they are confident is correct, indicating it is deeply entrenched in their memory. According to Duke University researchers, educators might be able to help students overcome their misconceptions by correcting inaccurate information then having the students practice retrieving it from memory....


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Butler’s Frogfish, Tathicarpus butleri
2013-10-15 10:45:52

The Butler’s Frogfish (Tathicarpus butleri), known also as the blackspot anglerfish, is a rare species of frogfish belonging to the family Antennariidae. The only member of its genus, this species is the most derived member of its family, representing a separate lineage from all other frogfishes, leading to some consideration of it being placed in its own family. It can be found off the southern coast of New Guinea, and along the coasts of Western Australia, the Northern Territory, and...

2012-06-18 09:14:32

Symbol: BEHO Group: Dicot Family: Betulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BEUN Betula ×ungavensis Lepage Distribution: Betula×horneiButler (pro sp.) [nana × papyrifera] distribution:USA(AK),CAN(SK) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta –...

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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.