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Internal Clock Helps Marine Animals Follow The Tides
2013-09-26 15:39:27

New research finds that marine animals have not only a built-in circadian clock, but also a separate internal clock that helps them follow tidal patterns.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.