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2009-10-31 10:05:00

Unnoticed by the nearby residents of St Johnsbury, Vermont, tiny leaf beetles that flit among the maple and willow trees in the area have just provided some of the clearest evidence yet that environmental factors play a major role in the formation of new species.

2006-02-23 15:55:00

Charles Darwin would undoubtedly be both pleased and chagrined.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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