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2009-03-15 08:20:00

A Texas veterinarian technician has discovered a new life form during a routine exam of an Attwater Prairie Chicken."I actually found it in April of 2007," said Casey Plummer, who discovered the protozoan parasite."It took almost a year to determine it was a new protozoan. When I found out, I was so excited! When they told me it had never been identified before, I was over the moon about it, really," she said during an interview with the Tyler Morning Telegraph.At just 29 years old, Ms....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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