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2014-11-25 03:00:09

David Johnson was standing in a salt marsh on the northern Massachusetts coast when he saw a fiddler crab, Uca pugnax, nearly 50 miles north of its supposed natural range. The migration north of this charismatic crab with the big, waving claw may be yet another sign of climate change.

2014-01-07 23:00:10

Dr. Jason H. Collins investigates umbilical cord accidents’ role in stillborn deliveries. New Roads, La.

Fiddler Crab Claws: Good For Bling But Bad For Bang
2013-07-17 07:24:03

New research from Gonzaga University and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute reveals male fiddler crabs walk an evolutionary fine line between bling and bang.

How Crabs Avoid Getting Eaten
2011-11-26 05:08:41

Despite their simple compound eyes crabs have evolved a smart way to tell the difference between friend and foe, new scientific research has revealed.

2011-05-17 13:18:00

CINCINNATI, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UCA Holdings, Inc., the parent company of the TECT family of businesses, announced that Chairman and CEO Kenneth Glass received the University of Cincinnati's College of Engineering & Applied Science Lifetime Achievement Award.

2011-04-26 14:33:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UCA Holdings, Inc., the parent company of the TECT family of businesses, has named Roderic Hoover and David Nolletti to its board of directors. "The appointments of Roderic Hoover and David Nolletti to the UCA Holdings board of directors further demonstrates our commitment to management and governance excellence though industry expertise," said UCA Holdings Chairman and CEO Ken Glass.

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2011-04-18 11:49:56

Fiddler crabs would all end up as dinner for seagulls were it not for their sophisticated threat detection system, vision scientists have found.

2011-02-22 14:50:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Urgent Cares of America Holdings, LLC (UCA) today announced the acquisition of Tri-City Express Care, PLLC (d.b.a. Urgent Care Express) (UCE) based in Gilbert, Arizona with five urgent care locations in the Phoenix area.

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2010-08-30 20:03:21

A distinct decline in horseshoe crab numbers has occurred that parallels climate change associated with the end of the last Ice Age.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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