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Image 1 - Developmental Differences Controlled By Rapidly Evolving Genes
2011-09-19 10:15:28

Genes essential to producing the developmental differences displayed by social insects evolve more rapidly than genes governing other aspects of organismal function, a new study has found.

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2011-02-11 08:25:00

A parasite and a virus may be teaming up in a way that increases the parasite’s ability to harm humans.

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2011-01-19 05:35:00

A new study finds that too much, or too little, Internet use may be linked to depression among teens.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.