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2011-08-25 10:42:33

  In one of the first taxonomic revisions of Neotropical butterflies that utilizes 'DNA barcoding', Andrei Sourakov (University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History) and Evgeny Zakharov (University of Guelph, Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding at the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario) uncovered a spectacular degree of evolutionary divergence within the satyrine butterfly genus Calisto. The study was published in the open-access journal Comparative Cytogenetics. The...

2008-07-18 09:01:06

Paramo, a 88.03% subsidiary of Unipetrol, has signed an extended agreement to provide diesel supplies to Czech Railways. The contract, worth approximately CZK8 billion, provides for regular diesel deliveries for the next three years. Under the agreement, Paramo will supply 52 operating units of Czech Railways, to which it will deliver approximately 290 million liters of diesel over three years. Paramo has been supplying Czech Railways since 2003. It will produce a part of the diesel in...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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