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This Tiny Frog Is The World's Smallest Vertebrate
2012-01-12 10:40:21

A frog species -- discovered in Papua New Guinea by US researchers -- that is less than half the size of a US dime, has been named the world’s smallest vertebrate species, smaller than a fish that won the honor in 2006.

Astronomers Solve 40-year Mystery Of Nearby Supernova
2012-01-12 05:57:49

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has helped astronomers solve a 40-year mystery over what type of star, or so-called progenitor, caused a supernova in a nearby galaxy.

Image 1 - Deepwater Horizon Spill Effects On Fish Revealed
2011-09-27 07:52:04

Oil spill resulted in dramatic effects on fish species in Louisiana marshes.

2011-07-06 10:00:00

BATON ROUGE, La., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced it is working with Coulomb Technologies to fund and donate 16 electric vehicle charging stations at college campuses in and around Entergy's four-state service area.

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2011-06-28 04:50:00

Analysis of direct climate record shows Antarctic tundra persisted until 12 million years ago.

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2011-06-24 08:38:46

Bird species thought extinct came back to the forests.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.