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Manmade Activities Behind Caribbean Coral Die-Off
2013-02-15 10:42:20

A new University of Georgia study has solved the mystery of dying coral in the Caribbean, where nearly half of all members of the marine species has likely perished over the past 16 years.

2011-05-11 15:39:00

Swedish adds a new virtual reality training simulator to help surgeons practice on the robotic-assisted system Swedish becomes the first medical provider on the West Coast to use a fluorescent imaging device to highlight tissue during a robotic-assisted surgical procedure Swedish will have a robotic-assisted surgical system at its new medical center in Issaquah (opening in November) SEATTLE, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As one of the first medical centers in the Northwest to...

2008-07-17 12:01:18

One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute.


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2012-06-18 03:43:21

Symbol: DEPO3 Group: Moss Family: Pottiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   DEFI3 Desmatodon fisherae H.A. Crum Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Pottiales Family   Pottiaceae Genus   Desmatodon Brid. – desmatodon...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.