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2011-03-18 06:30:00

Newly discovered ancient, mummified trees may reveal clues about future ecosystem responses to climate change.

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2010-12-15 14:32:30

The northernmost mummified forest ever found in Canada is revealing how plants struggled to endure a long-ago global cooling.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.