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pygmy phenotype
2014-08-21 03:00:37

A'ndrea Elyse Messer, Penn State The small body size associated with the pygmy phenotype is probably a selective adaptation for rainforest hunter-gatherers, according to an international team of researchers, but all African pygmy phenotypes do not have the same genetic underpinning, suggesting a more recent adaptation than previously thought. "I'm interested in how rainforest hunter-gatherers have adapted to their very challenging environments," said George H. Perry, assistant professor...

2014-07-17 23:10:53

Now on display at Pacifica Graduate Institute through September 15, 2014, Mbuti: Children of the Forest, a free photographic exhibition sponsored by the Tribal Trust Foundation. Montecito, California (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Pacifica Graduate Institute, a distinguished higher education university founded on the principals of depth psychology and located in Montecito, CA is proud to present Mbuti: Children of the Forest, an exhibition of photographs, artifacts, and a short film exploring the...


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Pygmy Damselfly, Nehalennia speciosa
2013-08-21 13:04:57

The pygmy damselfly (Nehalennia speciosa), also known as the sedgling or the sedgeling, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Eurasia. Its range includes Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Russia, and Sweden, among many other areas. It prefers to reside in permanent swamps and marshes near lakes, ponds, and other water sources. The pygmy damselfly occurs in scattered and small populations, although some areas hold populations with high numbers. This species...

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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.