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A Single Gene Controls Wing Mimicry In Butterflies
2014-03-05 14:04:36

A single gene regulates the complex wing patterns, colors and structures required for mimicry in swallowtail butterflies

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2011-08-15 07:09:20

The mystery of how a butterfly has changed its wing patterns to mimic neighboring species and avoid being eaten by birds has been solved by a team of European scientists.

2008-10-08 09:00:34

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA and LIMA, PERU--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2008) - Panoro Minerals Ltd.

2008-09-18 09:00:34

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 18, 2008) - Apoquindo Minerals Inc.

2008-08-13 09:00:48

Peregrine Metals Ltd. and Peregrine Diamonds Ltd.

2008-07-09 09:00:45

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2008) - Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (TSX:PGD) and Peregrine Metals Ltd. - Peregrine Metals Ltd.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.