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Stranded Whales Lead Scientists To Discovery Of A New Species
2014-02-05 14:06:36

Researchers say they have discovered a new species of beaked whale after studying several stranded cetaceans on remote tropical islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The first of these new species was discovered more than 50 years ago.

Rare Whale Found On New Zealand Beach
2012-11-05 15:41:19

Perhaps one of the greatest things about science is that there’s still so much left to discover. Though scientists have been studying and cataloguing the world for hundreds of years, there are still creatures and mysteries which continue to elude us.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.