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shell 1. A hard outside covering, as of a fruit or an animal. Specifically: The covering, or outside part, of a nut; as, a... Read More


torpedo Origin: L. Torpedo, -inis, from torpere to be stiff, numb, or torpid. See Torpid. 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of... Read More


scaphite (Science: paleontology) Any fossil cephalopod shell of the genus Scaphites, belonging to the ammonite family and... Read More


slipper 1. One who, or that which, slips. 2. A kind of light shoe, which may be slipped on with ease, and worn in undress; a... Read More


A diatom is a unicellular eukaryotic alga characterized by the siliceous covering and symmetry. Diatoms are mostly aquatic,... Read More

Researchers Document Ancient River System Buried Off The North Carolina Coast

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Beneath the sandy shore of Nags Head, N.C. lies a river system that flowed across the continental... Read More