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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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.