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Investigating The Slimy Bioluminscence Of A Hidden Sea Worm
2013-11-14 05:45:54

A new study, led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, is investigating the mechanisms behind a little-known marine worm that produces a dazzling bioluminescent display in the form of puffs of blue light, released into seawater.

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2009-08-03 14:47:31

The fossilized tracks of a giant marine worm that lived some 475 million years ago have been discovered byt the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).

2005-09-22 14:57:52

An unusual relationship between bacteria and a newly discovered group of marine worms is the only known partnership (or symbiosis) which uses sunken marine mammals as its sole source of nutrition.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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