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2008-11-11 07:46:24

Researchers found that fiber optic-like cables allow sea sponges to beam light deep inside their bodies, a discovery that has delighted researchers. German researchers published the findings in the Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. Sponges are among the oldest and simplest of Earth's animals. Researchers say sponges appear to be the only animals capable of transmitting light around their bodies in this way. They believe the finding reveals why some sponges are able to...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.