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Lakes Harmed From Global Warming
2012-07-17 18:31:40

As average temperatures across the globe have ticked up, toxic blood-red algae are thriving in central European lakes—according to a new study out of the University of Zurich.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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