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New Scorpion Species From Ancient Lycia
2013-11-08 11:06:28

Pensoft Publishers Scientists discover and describe a new species of scorpion, Euscorpius lycius, coming from the area of ancient Lycia, nowadays the regions of the Muğla and Antalya Provinces in Southwestern Turkey. With the new discovery, the scorpions from this genus found in the country go up to a total of five known species. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. Euscorpius is a genus of scorpions, commonly called small wood-scorpions. As their name suggest...

2010-02-08 04:30:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Xanthus Communications welcomes Kelly Rouba, who is a national Spokesperson for the Arthritis National Research Foundation, to its client list. Ms. Rouba, who has had juvenile rheumatoid arthritis since she was two years old, is a disability advocate. http://kellyrouba.blogspot.com. A former Ms. Wheelchair New Jersey, Ms. Rouba is a gifted public speaker who stirs great emotion among her audiences and inspires people to take initiative. For years, she has...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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