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2011-05-18 07:15:00

On Monday’s final launch of the NASA shuttle Endeavour, the tardigrade once again got a ride into space on a new mission: to help scientists understand more about how this extremely hardy organism can survive for short periods in outer space.

2011-05-11 09:46:00

NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifting the veil on its most dynamic, interactive edition ever, VIVmag, the original all-digital luxury lifestyle magazine for women, launched its May/June 2011 issue today making the "Pets Issue" available to member subscribers on its dedicated iPad app, the iPhone, Mac and PC. Just in time for warmer weather, the issue is blooming with summer style, wellness and beauty features on VIVmag's signature multimedia platform.

2011-04-26 07:20:00

PERTH, Australia, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Children are being bullied -- sometimes to death -- with at least 14 suicides in 2010, according to ABC News. The Cardboard Girl (http://www.acashic.com/the-cardboard-girl/) a new book by a social worker, Marika Spaseska shows children, parents, teachers and school administrators how to protect children from being bullied in schools and playgrounds. "The truth is that schools, teachers, parents, children and others struggle to deal with bullying.

2011-04-20 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, April 20 /PRNewswire/ - Horiyoshi Worldwide, Inc.

2011-04-14 10:03:00

DENVER, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver Magazine announced today the promotion of Tamara Boyd to director of sales.

2011-04-11 12:49:00

NEW YORK, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Network brings you its biggest summer ever with powerful weeknight blocks of nine original series.

2011-03-23 13:45:00

Planetary scientists claim that all life on Earth could be descended from organisms that originated on Mars which were carried over by meteorites.

2011-03-03 15:40:00

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran journalist, editor and culture & style expert Constance C. R. White has been named Editor-in-Chief of ESSENCE, it was announced today by Time Inc. Editor-in-Chief John Huey. Her appointment is effective March 21, 2011.

2011-03-03 07:23:12

75 percent of the general population experiences at least "some stress" every two weeks, and if you’re having problems conceiving through in vitro fertilization, it can only add to the abundant stress already tacked on from your daily life.

2011-03-02 16:54:03

Researchers have come closer to understanding how a common fungus "makes its living in the soil," which could lead to its possible "career change" as a therapeutic agent for plant and human health.

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Ocellaris Clownfish, Amphiprion ocellaris
2013-03-15 12:21:05

The ocellaris clownfish closely resembles the orange clownfish, but is hardier and less aggressive. It lives in coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific, and Indian Ocean, around Thailand, Malaysia, northwest Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, and the Ryukyu Islands. It hides amongst the anemone using the host for protection from predators, to lure other fish into the host anemone, and to feed the host with fecal matter. The ocellaris clownfish has a membrane that will release mucus to...

Alpine Ibex, Capra ibex
2012-08-24 16:23:24

The Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be found in the European Alps. It is locally known as the Steinbock in German, the bouquetin in French, the kozorog in Slovenian, and the stambecco in Italian. Its range was once restricted to Northern Italy in the Gran Paradiso National Park, but now comprises nearly all of the European Alps including France, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. It prefers a habitat within rocky areas near the snowline on the edge of forests. It can be found at...

2014-01-12 00:00:00

Biology is the study of living organisms. Before the 19th century, biology was known as natural history (the study of all living things). Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus was the first person to coin the term biology. Biology comes from the Greek words bios (meaning "life") and logia (meaning "study of"). It is a common science that is a standard subject in schools and universities around the world. Over a million papers are published annually in biology and medicinal journals. Not just a...

2004-10-19 04:45:44

Panspermia -- Panspermia is a theory (more directly described as a hypothesis, as there is no compelling evidence yet available to support or contradict it) that suggests that the seeds of life are prevalent throughout the universe and life on Earth began by such seeds landing on Earth and propagating. The theory has origins in the ideas of Anaxagoras, a Greek philosopher. An important proponent of the theory was the British astronomer Sir Fred Hoyle. There is some evidence to...

2004-10-19 04:45:41

Extraterrestrial Life -- Extraterrestrial life is life beyond planet Earth (apart from humans travelling in space, and living organisms they bring along or send). There are many questions about extraterrestrial life, including: -- Does it exist? -- Where? -- What kind? -- Could there be non-carbon based life forms, e.g. life forms based on other elements like silicon (See Carbon chauvinism)? -- How does life differ depending on the type of structure (unicellular life,...

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Word of the Day
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.