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Singing Mice Use High-pitched Tunes To Protect Their Turf
2013-09-26 11:05:02

Two species of tawny brown singing mice that live deep in the mountain cloud forests of Costa Rica and Panama set their boundaries by emitting high-pitched trills

New Research Could Eventually Make Fish Farming Cheaper, More Environmentally Friendly
2013-09-23 11:00:27

It's not the chicken or the egg, but marine scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have answered a basic question about red drum fish and their eggs that may eventually help save the state of Texas a great deal of money in hatcheries management and make fish farming more environmentally friendly.

Rainfall In South Pacific Varied Much More Dramatically Before 20th Century
2013-09-10 09:16:25

A new reconstruction of climate in the South Pacific during the past 446 years shows rainfall varied much more dramatically before the start of the 20th century than after.

2013-08-30 23:01:48

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2005-06-02 08:04:23

The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to six feet in width and have a slight upward turn at their tips, as well as for their distinctive "burnt orange" coloring. "The Longhorns" is also the nickname of the sports teams of The University of Texas and the school mascot is a Longhorn named Bevo. The Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America serves as the recognized registry for the breed. Though some historians disagree, the Texas...

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Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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