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2011-03-11 07:31:54

In a study published in the journal Science this week, the team of researchers discovered a new mechanism by which the crude oil traveled from the sea surface to the atmosphere.

2010-11-15 21:32:25

Many plants, including crops, release volatiles in response to insect attack.

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2010-04-18 09:40:00

Mom's trusty nose may be good, but researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have gone her one better.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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