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Human and monkey joining hands
2012-07-21 06:11:36

Did you ever look at those zig zags on an electrical activity line and wonder what it meant? Surely nothing useful could be extracted from such a confusing thing.

Foundational Concept Of Ecology Tested With Experiment
2012-06-25 10:38:21

Acting through links between four trophic levels and across two ecosystems, purple loosestrife altered life in nearby ponds

2012-06-19 00:03:38

Science has known about plant hormones since Charles Darwin experimented with plant shoots and showed that the shoots bend toward the light as long as their tips, which are secreting a growth hormone, aren’t cut off.

2012-06-04 23:00:38

Recent Olin College graduate Steven Zhang will study alongside Professor Jiaping Wu, an expert in resource management, at Zhejiang University in one of the programs’ most competitive countries,


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.