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New Species Arise Faster In Temperate Regions Than In The Tropics
2013-11-23 05:39:01

Biodiversity tends to be higher in the tropics, and new research appearing in the journal Molecular Ecology has an explanation as to why that region of the world is home to so many different types of plants and animals.

2012-02-17 11:00:41

Married people may pledge to stay faithful through good times and bad, but birds sing a different tune — when weather is severe or uncertain, birds are more likely to stray from their mates.

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2010-06-07 09:20:26

If you thought women's pro wrestling was a cutthroat business, jumping spiders may have them beat.

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2009-05-22 06:05:00

Researchers have discovered answers to the long pondered question: Why is it that some birds sing such sophisticated songs and others sing so simply?


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).