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Shark Carries "Lightsaber" Spikes For Defense
2013-02-22 19:45:09

Scientists found a glow-in-the-dark shark has "lightsaber-like" spines on its back used to help ward off predators.

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2009-02-23 14:01:26

The phenomenon of light emission by living organisms, bioluminescence, is quite common, especially in marine species.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'