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Image 1 - Misleading Morphology
2011-10-27 04:35:18

3 European parasitoid wasp 'species' are seasonal forms of just 1 Three widely differing forms of European Scambus parasitoid wasps that had previously been regarded as distinct species are shown to be seasonal morphs of a single species. The collaboration involved National Museums Scotland (Mark Shaw), a private individual (Malcolm Jennings) and Imperial College London + Natural History Museum (Donald Quicke). It was published in the open access Journal of Hymenoptera Research. The...

2009-03-26 11:19:00

HICKORY, N.C., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Purafilter2000 was named the top selling air filter in the food and drug category for the third year running by The Nielsen Company. Purafilter2000 says its game-changing business model is fueling major growth. Purafilter2000's unique direct-to-store distribution approach has led to its current 42.6% market share in grocery stores and 33% share in drug stores, making it number one. Beyond that, Purafilter2000 says its strategy is driving growth in...

2004-11-30 18:00:11

Milwaukee-based Assurant Health (NYSE:AIZ), a national provider of individual medical, small group and specialty health insurance products, announces that Mark Shaw will serve as Senior Vice President, Chief Actuary for Group Markets, effective immediately. In his new role, Shaw will have overall responsibility for pricing and rating products on the Group Markets side of the Assurant Health business. Shaw joined the company in 2003 as Vice President, Product Development. In that role, he...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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