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Image 1 - Salmon, Other Fish Predators Rely On 'No Guts, No Glory' Survival Tactic
2011-09-18 05:36:09

The phrase "no guts, no glory" doesn't just apply to athletes who are striving to excel.

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2009-07-22 15:25:00

Consider the case of the three-spine stickleback. These tiny fish that thrive in oceans and in fresh water might appear to be the same, yet ecologists are finding that they are actually a diverse collection of very specialized individuals.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.