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2009-02-02 16:05:00

Controversy continues to surround scientists' use of Charles Darwin's evolutionary theory to develop improved technologies, even in the days before marking the 200th anniversary of the English naturalist on Feb. 12.

2009-02-02 10:28:01

Charles Darwin may have been born 200 years ago come Feb. 12, but his theory of evolution remains an everyday touchstone for modern biologists.

2006-02-22 06:47:03

A tiny worm that lives in glaciers and snowfields is drawing attention for what it could reveal about life on other planets.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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