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Moon Phases May Drive Mantas To Congregate And Feed
2014-02-19 06:24:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Julia Hartup is the Mariana Islands Program Leader for the Manta Trust, a non-profit organization dedicated to research and conservation of mantas and their environment. When several of her paddler and free-diving friends reported seeing mantas congregating in a purposeful manner in an area where surgeonfish were spawning, Hartup was intrigued. Even more so when they were able to give her a specific date, which allowed her to calculate...

2012-05-31 12:39:25

Married people may be happier in the long run than those who aren't married, according to new research by Michigan State University scientists. Their study, online in the Journal of Research in Personality, finds that although matrimony does not make people happier than they were when they were single, it appears to protect against normal declines in happiness during adulthood. "Our study suggests that people on average are happier than they would have been if they didn't get married,"...

2010-03-30 08:30:00

TORONTO, March 30 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/yap/toronto-based-television-production-company-yap-films /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of the media/ SOURCE CNW Social Media

2010-03-25 11:10:00

TORONTO/>, March 25/> /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/yap/new-evidence-presented-in-yap-films-documentary-spurs /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of the media/ SOURCE CNW Social Media

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2010-03-22 18:50:00

The second tropical depression of the northwestern Pacific tropical cyclone season has formed and is currently located about 235 miles east-southeast of Yap, Micronesia. NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared, microwave and visible images of Tropical Depression 02W (TD 02W) early this morning. When NASA's Aqua satellite flew over TD 02W this morning, Monday, March 22 at 0405 UTC (12:05 a.m. EDT), infrared imagery showed a large area of strong convection in the storm's center, where...


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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