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2009-04-15 13:35:00

A researcher at UC Riverside has discovered a new species of lichen – a plant-like growth that looks like moss or a dry leaf – and named it after President Barack Obama.

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2009-01-14 12:55:00

Researcher reported Tuesday that a complete tusk, believed to belong to a prehistoric mammoth was uncovered on Santa Cruz Island off the Southern California coast.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.