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2010-11-22 10:30:00

In deep ocean waters, it's sometimes difficult to hide from predators -- that's why so many sea creatures have evolved extraordinary methods of disguise.

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2010-07-02 08:21:39

The discovery of how bacteria communicate may lead to new types of antibiotics and ways of improving actions of good bacteria.

2009-06-03 16:22:45

U.S. scientists have determined certain squids can detect light through a symbiotic organ, not just through their eyes. University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers said the light-emitting organ some squids use in camouflaging themselves to avoid being seen by predators also detects light.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.