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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...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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