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2014-07-31 07:08:13

While searching through a massive collection of 20 million-year-old amber originally discovered in the Dominican Republic some five decades ago, researchers made a surprising discovery: a new species of miniature grasshopper that is no larger than a rose thorn.

2014-06-23 12:24:58

Unique Glasses-Free 3D experience in association with Atlantic Productions, Go Entertain and Stream TV Networks to take place in the Greenpeace Field LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2011-08-19 12:30:00

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The winner of the IBC2011 International Honour for Excellence is Sir David Attenborough, in recognition of his remarkable career in television and, in particular, natural history.

2010-11-18 11:15:00

LONDON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 2entertain has announced the release of The Michael Parkinson Collection.

2009-08-17 15:23:47

British scientists said they have discovered a plant in the Philippines that feeds by luring and consuming rats. Botanists Stewart McPherson and Alastair Robinson said the plant, dubbed Nepenthes attenboroughii after legendary wildlife broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, consumes whole rats by luring them into its mouth and dissolving them with acid-like enzymes. The plant produces spectacular traps which catch not only insects, but also rodents, McPherson told The Sun in an exclusive interview.

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2009-04-13 10:20:00

A group seeking to cut the growth in human population has received an official endorsement from legendary broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.

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2009-02-12 13:05:00

Fans everywhere are celebrating the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin, the man whose controversial book "On The Origin of Species" captured the mind of some of the world’s most important thinkers.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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