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Mealworms, The Next Big Foodie Fad?
2012-12-20 16:16:01

In a recent study, Dutch scientists reported that insect protein like that made from mealworms may be a more sustainable alternative than milk, chicken, pork or beef.

2012-08-15 23:02:17

Duncraft, a leading supplier of wild bird feeding supplies, knows their customers want to attract as many different types of birds as possible to their bird

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2008-03-25 16:20:00

An international research consortium with the participation of a research team led by Professor Cornelis Grimmelikhuijzen from the University of Copenhagen’s Department of Biology, has sequenced the genome from the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.