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Sea Lampreys Use Fat Layer To Attract Females
2013-06-27 18:33:19

Male sea lampreys, often called vampire fish, have a long ridge running across their backs that contains a long row of brown fat cells. In mammals, this fat is used to regulate body temperature.

Genome Sequencing Of The Sea Lamprey Completed By Researchers
2013-03-02 05:21:25

According to a report in the journal Nature Genetics, an international team of geneticists has announced the successful sequencing of the sea lamprey genome.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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