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2014-07-15 08:25:06

CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathers' rights attorney and advocate Jeffery Leving will host playwright and activist William Martin, Ph.D., whose latest work centers on Chicago's street violence, during the next episode of Chicago Counterpoint TV on July 15. Martin, a prolific writer, highly sought speaker and educator, will discuss his upcoming stage play Somebody Else's Baby, which features Leving as a courtroom judge in the street drama. "Judge Leving helps the main...

2010-10-21 00:44:49

The evolution of complex life is strictly dependent on mitochondria, the tiny power stations found in all complex cells, according to a new study by Dr Nick Lane, from UCL (University College London), and Dr William Martin, from the University of Dusseldorf. "The underlying principles are universal. Energy is vital, even in the realm of evolutionary inventions," said Dr Lane, UCL Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment. "Even aliens will need mitochondria." For 70 years scientists...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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