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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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.