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Scientific Name Finally Given To A Widely Distributed Red Alga From New Zealand
2013-03-28 16:06:17

The most commonly occurring red alga in the algal order Bangiales in New Zealand has at last received a formal scientific name.

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2009-05-07 06:42:09

The origin of the massive green tide of algae that nearly wrecked the Beijing Olympics sailing regatta has been discovered by scientists.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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