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Plants May Use Newly Discovered Language To Communicate
2014-08-15 03:42:31

A Virginia Tech scientist has discovered a potentially new form of plant communication, one that allows them to share an extraordinary amount of genetic information with one another.

Mistletoe Extract Shows Promise As Colon Cancer Treatment
2012-12-23 06:22:09

While it has become an iconic symbol of holiday romance, mistletoe may contain a substance that could help in the treatment of colon cancer, researchers from the University of Adelaide in Australia discovered in a recent study.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.