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2006-06-13 08:55:00

ASHLAND, Ore. -- When death strikes a coral reef, whether from an oil spill off Mexico or sediment unleashed by a dam bursting in Hawaii, marine biologists know what to look for, but not how to document and preserve their findings so they will hold up in court. Now biologists and criminalists from around the world are joining forces to develop crime-scene investigation techniques that work under water. The "CSI"-type standards will govern such things as how to take notes under the sea, how to...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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