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2013-08-14 23:29:09

After outgrowing their previous labs, Engineering Performance Solutions has found a much larger facility in Jacksonville, FL to facilitate their MIB analysis and geosmin analysis testing firm. Engineering Performance Solutions plans to use the area’s accessibility and convenience to further expand their company. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Engineering Performance Solutions (EPS) is excited to complete a move that will help build the company’s presence and improve the...

How Flies Avoid Rotten Food
2012-12-07 07:23:29

[ Watch the Video: Flies Sniff Out and Avoid Spoiled Food ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Eating spoiled food can be fatal as it allows bacterial pathogens to enter the digestive system. One of the main tasks of the sense of smell is to detect signs of decay, allowing us and other animals to avoid such food poisoning. A new study, conducted by behavioral scientists and neurobiologists at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, has decoded the neural...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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