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2014-04-16 12:17:44

Floods and droughts are increasingly in the news, and climate experts say their frequency will only go up in the future.

2013-03-14 18:11:55

Cancer cells break down sugars and produce the metabolic acid lactate at a much higher rate than normal cells.

2012-03-05 12:02:05

Plant science is key to addressing the major challenges facing humanity in the 21st Century.

2011-12-09 11:52:42

Food prices are soaring at the same time as the Earth's population is nearing 9 billion.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]