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2012-12-13 05:01:58

A new study by the Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change — "The State of Earth´s Terrestrial Biosphere: How is it Responding to Rising Atmospheric CO2 and Warmer Temperatures?" — refutes claims by the United Nations´ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that global warming is stressing Earth´s natural and agro-ecosystems by reducing plant growth and development. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) December 12, 2012 A new study by the Center for the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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