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2011-09-26 07:00:00

Environmental and Genetic Research are two of the key science categories covered by Sciencia.org - Science News, References and Resources. The users of the Sciences Social Network monitor over 220 scientific journals publishing in these two areas. (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 Sciencia.org is a new social network established to provide the very latest science news headlines, references and resources from journals, books and websites worldwide. Content associated with science and research is...


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2008-04-30 23:14:23

The Freshwater Pearl Mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera), is an endangered species of freshwater mussel. They are used in the production of freshwater pearls. There are three subspecies. Margaritifera margaritifera margaritifera, Margaritifera margaritifera parvula, and Margaritifera margaritifera durrovensis. M. m. durrovensis is a critically endangered species in Ireland. Photo Copyright and Credit

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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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