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Botanist Discovers Cave Dwelling Nettle In China
2012-12-31 08:22:04

South West China, Myanmar and Northern Vietnam contain one of the oldest exposed outcrops of limestone in the world.

2012-12-28 15:09:18

South West China, Myanmar and Northern Vietnam contain one of the oldest exposed outcrops of limestone in the world.

Bronze Age Trade Connections Revealed By Ancient Stinging Nettles
2012-09-28 14:22:15

A piece of nettle cloth retrieved from Denmark's richest known Bronze Age burial mound Lusehøj may actually derive from Austria, new findings suggest.

2009-08-26 07:30:00

NAPLES, Fla., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people might think of nettle as simply a common and aggressive weed that can sting and cause skin irritation.

2005-11-29 20:25:00

Pablo Picasso, Lord Byron and Dylan Thomas had more in common than simple creativity. They also had active sex lives, which researchers said on Wednesday was no coincidence.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.