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Fish On Human Drugs Alter Their Behavior
2013-02-15 09:36:16

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Ecosystems are complicated and tightly integrated systems. One small change to any part of the system can and will affect another part of the system further down the line. As humans, it´s sometimes easy to forget that we´re also a part of a larger ecosystem and that even the tiniest of actions can affect another living thing somewhere down the line. A recent study describes this sort of cause and effect chain...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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