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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....


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.