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2011-05-17 12:15:00

Scientists found that the first human colonists in Hawaii wiped out land crabs that were unique to the area about 1,000 years ago.

2011-05-17 11:44:45

University of Florida researchers have described a new species of land crab that documents the first crab extinction during the human era.

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2009-12-03 07:45:00

University of Florida researchers are collecting marine invertebrates on the French Polynesian island of Moorea as part of a massive effort to inventory the DNA sequence of every living species there.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.