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2009-11-18 07:25:00

A new study finds that a species of sea star stays cool using a strategy never before seen in the animal kingdom.

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2009-10-28 13:10:00

Scientists have discovered that one species of starfish has a remarkable strategy to avoid overheating in the sun.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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