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2011-03-15 07:41:05

Researchers have constructed a 226-year history of fire in southern Illinois by looking at fire scars in tree stumps.

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2009-09-01 12:15:00

Like most invasive plants introduced to the U.S. from Europe and other places, garlic mustard first found it easy to dominate the natives. A new study indicates that eventually, however, its primary weapon – a fungus-killing toxin injected into the soil – becomes less potent.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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