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New Beetle Species From A Busy Megacity
2013-09-05 14:23:17

Pensoft Publishers Metro Manila – the world's 10th largest megacity and 6th largest conurbation, based on official statistics – is not a place one would normally expect to discover new species, even in a country that is known as a biodiversity hotspot. In a 83-hectare green island amidst the unnatural ocean of countless man-made edifices, researchers of the Ateneo de Manila University have discovered a tiny new species of aquatic beetle, aptly named Hydraena ateneo. It was named...

2008-08-05 18:00:33

VANCOUVER, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CIBT Education Group Inc. (AMEX: MBA; TSX.V: MBA) is pleased to report that the Company has signed a cooperation agreement with Far Eastern University (FEU), one of the largest healthcare universities in the Philippines. The cooperation agreement allows CIBT and Sprott Shaw Degree College (collectively "CIBT") to establish a CIBT Education Center within the facilities of Far Eastern University in Manila. The Center will teach Resident Care...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • 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.
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