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2012-07-10 14:53:07

Migratory birds and fish use the Earth’s magnetic field to find their way.

Image 1 - Badwater Basin: Death Valley Microbe Thrives There
2011-12-24 04:50:26

Nevada, the "Silver State," is well-known for mining precious metals. But scientists Dennis Bazylinski and colleagues at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) do a different type of mining.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.