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Grasshoppers Not Stopped By Noise Pollution
2012-11-14 12:13:09

Scientists at the University of Bielefeld in Germany have found that male grasshoppers also try to stand out by altering their mating song when surrounded by a noisy urban environment.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.