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Redder Ladybirds Are More Deadly
2012-02-08 04:51:39

A ladybird's color indicates how well-fed and how toxic it is, according to an international team of scientists. Research led by the Universities of Exeter and Liverpool directly shows that differences between animals' warning signals reveal how poisonous individuals are to predators. Published February 7, 2012 in the journal Functional Ecology, the research shows that redder ladybirds are more poisonous than their paler peers. The study reveals that this variation is directly linked to...

2011-08-16 04:20:00

LONDON, August 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- StreamUK is working with Liverpool Football Club to completely revamp its video delivery. The solution is built on the Stream Media Platform and brings multi-platform compatibility, asset management and full control of video syndication to one of the prime sporting websites in the UK which has seen traffic of over 110 million page impressions a month. StreamUK was chosen ahead of international competition thanks to a combination of...

2011-08-15 00:00:00

LIVERPOOL, England, August 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Littlewoods Europe has Announced the Launch of a new #FreebieFriday Giveaway Littlewoods Europe is starting a new #FreebieFriday draw via its Twitter page and the Littlewoods Europe blog. Every Friday, from 12th August to 2nd December 2011, Littlewoods Europe will run a draw to win a #FreebieFriday prize. Prizes will include treats for men, women and kids, including some of the year's top toys, timed to showcase...

2011-07-30 02:01:31

The city of Liverpool made a bold move in investing in exhibiting at the 2010 World Expo in its twin city of Shanghai, China. According to research in the journal Local Economy published by SAGE, the city is beginning to reap the benefits both of inward investment, and of a higher profile in, and strengthened relationships with China. Liverpool was the only city in the UK to take the decision to promote itself at the 2010 World Expo, in the economically dynamic city of Shanghai, in a country...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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