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centipede Strigamia maritima
2014-11-26 08:06:30

An international group of scientists has completed the first ever genome sequence of a blind myriapod, Strigamia maritima.

Genetic Study Of Cave Millipedes Reveals Isolated Populations, Ancient Divergence Between Species
2011-10-17 08:15:43

Last week the International Journal of Myriapodology published the first population genetic study of cave millipedes.

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2010-02-11 09:55:00

Any way you look at it -- by sheer weight, species diversity or population -- the hard-shelled, joint-legged creepy crawlies called arthropods dominate planet Earth.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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