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Flycatchers' Genomes Reveal How 1 Species Became 2
2012-10-25 09:07:53

Just how new species are established is still one of the most central questions in biology.

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2010-01-28 13:40:00

Migrating birds can and do keep their travel dates flexible, a new study published online on January 28th in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, reveals.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.