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2009-11-20 08:25:07

Symbiosis between ants and bacteria explains how leaf-cutter ants dominate tropical environments.

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2008-11-17 09:19:28

One of the most important developments in human civilization was the practice of sustainable agriculture: but we were not the first - ants have been doing it for over 50 million years.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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