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Street Lights Affect Delicate Ecosystems
2012-05-24 04:26:42

Civilization has long been derided for intruding upon the habitats of wild animals, and even man’s smaller neighbors have been affected by the wheels of progress.

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2008-11-20 10:51:42

Researchers unravel how the very first eyes in evolution might have worked and how they guide the swimming of marine plankton towards light.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.