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Jumping Guppy Inspires Researcher To Look Further For Clues
2013-04-26 05:39:11

[ Watch the Video: Guppy Jumping High Speed Video ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As anyone who has ever owned a pet guppy knows, guppies will often jump out of their tanks. Parents have been stumped for answers when children ask why the fish would do such a thing. A new University of Maryland (UMD) study demonstrates how guppies are able to jump so high, and suggests an answer for why they do it. Biologist Daphne De Freitas Soares is an expert in the brain...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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