Latest Toby Fountain Stories

2012-07-11 11:30:20

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Biologist Toby Fountain, long fascinated with bedbugs, is leading a study to find out why the infamous insects have spread so much in the last decade. Using DNA fingerprinting techniques, he and his colleagues are attempting to track down the origin of the great bed bug explosion. The global surge in bed bugs, Toby explained, was first documented just after the 2000 Sydney Olympics. “It´s been getting more and more...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'