Latest Teleomorph, anamorph and holomorph Stories

2009-03-27 09:43:01

Asexual reproduction results in more babies, less inbreeding Scientists at North Carolina State University and three universities in Japan have shown for the first time that it is possible for certain female termite "primary queens" to reproduce both sexually and asexually during their lifetimes. The asexually produced babies mostly grow to be queen successors "“ so-called "secondary queens" "“ that remain in the termite colony and mate with the king. This produces large broods of...

2006-02-06 03:48:14

By Gregg Goldstein NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Scott Speedman, Peter Stormare and Clea DuVall have joined Willem Dafoe in the indie psychological thriller "Anamorph." Dafoe plays a detective haunted by a serial-killer case, who returns to his job five years later with a rookie partner (Speedman). When he discovers that his new case might have been perpetrated by a killer emulating the previous "Uncle Eddie" murders, the detective's flashbacks begin to get the better of him,...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.