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Nature's Mathematical Formula For Survival
2012-05-14 09:36:55

Geometric patterns link structure to function in leaves

2012-04-18 21:53:14

New research at Concordia University is bringing us one step closer to clean energy.

2012-04-03 09:14:45

Plant leaves are protected from drying out by an airtight wax layer.

2012-03-30 08:04:18

Imagine being able to use electricity to power your car — even if it's not an electric vehicle.

2012-03-28 00:33:13

Life deep in the seabed proceeds very slowly.

2012-02-28 11:47:38

The major difference between plant and animal cells is the photosynthetic process, which converts light energy into chemical energy.

2012-02-21 15:10:48

Atmospheric oxygen really took off on our planet about 2.4 billion years ago during the Great Oxygenation Event.

2012-02-16 18:14:40

The evolution of plants and animals generally has been thought to occur through the passing of genes from parent to offspring and genetic modifications that happen along the way.

Pacific Carbon Pump Speeds Up In Summer
2012-02-09 04:44:07

An international team of scientists led by University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa oceanographer David Karl has documented a regular, significant and unexpected increase in the amount of particulate matter exported to the deep sea in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.