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Running For Life: How Speed Restricts Evolutionary Change Of The Vertebral Column
2014-07-15 03:30:37

One of the riddles of mammal evolution explained: the strong conservation of the number of trunk vertebrae.

Europe Being Invaded By The American Oak Skeletonizer Moth
2012-11-19 11:20:18

The North American Oak Skeletonizer, a very small moth, has invaded North West Europe since 1989, and feeds commonly on planted Northern Red Oaks in the Netherlands, Belgium and adjacent Germany.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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