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Genome Sequencing Complete On Three Lophotrochozoans
2012-12-20 08:31:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online With the sequencing of three new members of a group of creatures known as lophotrochozoans, researchers from a pair of US universities and the Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute (JGI) have more than doubled the number of genomes from these often overlooked marine creatures. Scientists from the JGI, Rice University, and the University of California-Berkeley announced on Thursday that they had sequenced and published the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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