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porpoises
2015-03-31 17:21:55

When hunting, porpoises have the ability to switch their echolocation beam from a wide field to a narrow one and vice versa, researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark reported in a study published earlier this month in the journal eLife.

2013-06-12 23:17:13

Melon is a stylish headband and mobile app duo that wirelessly tracks brainwave activity and helps users improve their focus in relation to their activity, environment, and mood. Los

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2012-03-23 07:01:22

In the dark world of the underwater ocean, whales need to locate their prey accurately and quickly. In low-vision conditions whales use echolocation to find fish swimming nearby.

2012-03-22 11:10:01

Hunting in the ocean's murky depths, vision is of little use, so toothed whales and dolphins (odontocetes) rely on echolocation to locate tasty morsels with incredible precision.

Congress To Investigate Listeria Outbreak
2011-10-22 05:04:06

A bipartisan group of Congressional Representatives is planning to investigate the ongoing Listeria outbreak that has killed 25 and resulted in at least one miscarriage.

2011-03-09 14:49:27

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are working to give melon growers some relief from cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus, or CYSDV.

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2010-07-21 10:38:33

Sites of origin and regions of domestication of many of our most important cultivated plants are still unknown.

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2009-06-27 07:05:00

People smell them, thump them and eyeball their shape - but ultimately, it's sweetness and a sense of healthy eating that lands a melon in a shopper's cart.


Word of the Day
chauffeuse
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.
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