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New Study Debunks Claims That Most Species Will Vanish Before They Are Discovered
2013-01-25 11:54:53

A new study from researchers at the University of Auckland, Griffin University and the University of Oxford has debunked claims that most species will go extinct before they can be discovered.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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