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Rocky Mountain Wildflowers Have Changed Their Blooming Pattern In Response To Climate Change
2014-03-18 10:34:15

A unique 39-year study of wildflower blooms in a Colorado Rocky Mountain meadow shows more than two-thirds of alpine flowers have changed their blooming pattern in response to climate change.

2014-03-17 23:01:19

A University of Maryland professor's 39-year tally of two million wildflower blooms shows a complex series of changes due to a warmer climate, with probable ripple effects for birds, bees

Early Snow Melts Mean Fewer Butterflies
2012-03-16 10:24:51

Long-term data suggests that an early snow melt in the Rocky Mountains starts a chain reaction that ends with decreased butterfly population.

2011-06-16 06:30:00

GOTHIC, Colo., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL), an internationally renowned center for scientific research on high-altitude ecosystems, today announced the election to its Board of Trustees of Jeremy Levin, D.Phil., MB BChir. Dr.


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'.