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Latest Carl S. Thummel Stories

2011-02-01 22:37:49

As day-old embryos, fruit flies called Drosophila enter a stage in which their cells freely divide and proliferate as the insect grows dramatically in size.

2009-12-02 18:26:55

Tiny insects can shed light on human regulatory processes, U of U-led studies find.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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