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2012-02-09 23:40:11

How long does it take a fruit fly to emerge from a cold-induced coma?

2012-02-09 18:31:37

How long does it take a fruit fly to emerge from a cold-induced coma?

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2010-02-23 09:19:43

Aphids could be considered the "mosquitoes" of the plant world, depending on the "blood" of plants to survive.

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2010-01-15 09:10:00

Scientists have sequenced the genomes of three parasitoid wasp species, revealing many features that could be useful to pest control and medicine, and to enhance our understanding of genetics and evolution.


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.