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Social Networking In The Animal Kingdom
2012-09-21 06:03:17

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It seems each day our world is introduced to a new piece of technology that makes our day-to-day lives just that much easier. So, it should only make sense that we would see advancements even for the seemingly most mundane of research methods. “This is a new type of animal-tracking technology,” said Brian Otis, a University of Washington associate professor of electrical engineering whose lab developed the tags....


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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