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Latest Rohan Jayaratne Stories

2012-03-21 14:09:02

Plants have long been known as the lungs of the earth, but a new finding has found they may also play a role in electrifying the atmosphere.

2011-09-23 11:49:41

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers have identified a silver lining in the cloud of red dust that enveloped much of eastern Australia two years ago.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.