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2013-04-24 23:03:31

Albany CrossFit today announced that David Wilkinson has won its 90 day Paleo Diet Challenge, but the real winners are all the contestants who improved themselves. Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 Albany CrossFit and Crossfit Clifton Park, part of a worldwide movement that is changing the way people think about diet and fitness, today announced that its 90-day Paleo diet challenge has been won by Dave Wilkinson, a 38-year-old engineer who lost more than 30 pounds and 8 inches from his...

Massive Sauropod Dinosaurs Ate More To Get Much Needed Nitrogen
2012-12-12 16:10:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A pair of U.K. biologists has revived an older and heavily debated theory that suggests sauropod dinosaurs reached their massive sizes due to the plants they ate. About ten years ago, plant ecologists from South Africa originally formulated this theory; however their ideas have fallen out of favor with many dinosaur researchers. According to a paper from David Wilkinson of Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and Graeme Ruxton...

2011-09-01 12:02:14

In this month's edition of Physics World, David Wilkinson, visiting fellow at Nottingham Trent University and former project manager in the UK Home Office Scientific Development Branch, explains how physics is at the forefront of police weapons testing, making sure that potential devices meet the strict criteria set out by the UK government. Modern police weapons, such as CS gas and TASERs, are often referred to as "less-lethal weapons" because they are designed to effectively stop people...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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