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This Tiny Frog Is The World's Smallest Vertebrate
2012-01-12 10:40:21

A frog species -- discovered in Papua New Guinea by US researchers -- that is less than half the size of a US dime, has been named the world´s smallest vertebrate species, smaller than a fish that won the honor in 2006. The frog, Paedophryne amauensis, which is about 7mm (0.27 in) long, was given the distinction of world´s smallest animal with a spine in Wednesday´s PLoS One journal. The researchers, led by Chris Austin of Louisiana State University made the discovery, along...

2010-06-24 07:53:00

DETROIT, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Austin, a student in Madonna University's Communications program, receives top Student Achievement Award at the 2010 IABC Detroit Renaissance Awards Event held in Troy, Mich. The IABC Detroit Student Achievement Award recognizes outstanding work completed by an undergraduate communications student from the Southeastern Michigan area. Austin's entry, the inaugural issue of a campus-wide magazine, titled Revelations Madonna 24:7, was released in...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.