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The ravaged plant then withers and dies, its grains shriveled into useless pebbles.
In this posture, a platypus can remain submerged for a minute or two and employ its sensitive bill to find food.
It is not a mosquito that sucks the blood of mammals but rather one that lives off its host plant.
Once it nears the surface again, it can flap its tail and taxi without fully returning to the water.
Scientists have discovered a long-armed octopus that mimics poisonous creatures of the sea to avoid its predators.
Then the arc begins growing longer and higher in the sky, reaching its peak at the summer solstice.
Otherwise, the fish it preys on would swim away to die, and the slow-moving gastropod would have nothing for its efforts.
The brain generates an electric field that influences its own activity.
The body swells up to six times its normal size-from a flat insect to football-shaped.
No amount of twisting or tugging would loosen its grip on his foot.
Some say its glory days are long gone, but the universe has life in it yet.
Instead, caffeine has its direct actions on the receptors for the chemical adenosine.
Or it could show up on its own page, and you would have to touch your phone's screen to get past it to your news feed.
Its anatomy and evolution shed light on the profound differences between humans and other animals.
Mostly, they have focused on measuring income inequality and establishing its causes.
Its base is contracted where it joins the body and the narrowest part of the upper end of the ulna.
The early records of the city have disappeared, and the story of its first years can no longer be reconstructed.
Its periphery is thicker than its center, which is occasionally perforated.
Its external surface forms part of the lunate surface of the acetabulum and a portion of the acetabular fossa.
In many respects, however, its inferiority is palpable.
Its orifice is guarded by the aortic semilunar valves.
He also replaced the old grout and cleaned, buffed, and sealed the tile to bring out its vibrant yellow hue.
Generally, the farther an area is from the equator, the longer and colder are its winters.
It attracts more birds than still water alone, and its soothing sound track transforms your space into a peaceful retreat.
My aesthetic has a minimalist core and the shapes and colors are influenced by the natural world and all its wonders.
The desk is also made of birch, its edge gently curved to echo the ceiling's lines.
The counter was designed to blend in with its surroundings.
And during that time, the world with all its worries falls away.
One wall of red can make quite a statement all on its own.
These muffins truly give the flavor of corn its due.
Its slow cooking provided another economy in that it broke down cheaper, tougher cuts of meat for tastier, less expensive meals.
Don't skip the sliced tomatillo-its crisp tartness really perks things up.
The charcoal is arranged in a pyramid so that its heat gently circulates around the foods.
When it steamed away on the stove it emitted wafts of promise with its wonderful nutty aroma.
With crunchy radishes and bitter frisée, this salad brings its vinegar note in the form of a spicy mustard dressing.
There's really no other way to experience its strange and exotic cuisine.
The coffee foam attains its consistency with the help of a charged siphon.
Although the winter melon's delicate white flesh has no distinct taste of its own, it absorbs the broth's flavor.
It's a wet method, technically, since the food doesn't roast but steams in its own juices.
Its complexity rivals the finest gins on the market, some of which cost four times as much as a lowly bottle of vodka.
Today, with more than half of its own fish stocks at low levels, it is the world's largest importer.
Its entrance to the market could help make solar power cheaper.
Aardvark has to parse the question to determine its topic before hunting for users with related interests.
Kodak hopes to use its expertise in film making to produce flexible solar cells.
The company has demonstrated the technology in its own test engine, and says it is currently testing it with three automakers.
Ultimately, the team developed its own fabrication process.
Search giant compresses the time frame of its results from minutes to seconds.
It is bulging around its equator, as if it is rapidly spinning.
To get a sense of its handicap, the robot rocks back and forth, activating two tilt sensors.
It nuzzles its head against its owner's cheek in an apparent display of affection.
The company plans to gradually ramp up production at its new factory, reaching full capacity in two to three years.
GM is playing it safe with its promised electric car, choosing a veteran battery supplier.
Thus the first answer is that in its current form, survival is indeed questionable.
Everything in it is reduced to the size of its founder.
Financially, its prospects have never seemed bleaker.
The speed of the conquest may yet contain the seeds of its disintegration.
We learned his language, and instructed others in its odd grammar and lexicon.
The need of a constantly expanding market for its products chases the bourgeoisie over the whole surface of the globe.
The pleasure of the novel lies in its subtlety-in this case, a discreet exploration of marital psychology.
In addition to the merits of many of its arguments his book has the virtues of the best utilitarian manner in moral philosophy.
The euro was an incomplete currency and its architects knew it.
Its failures were hardly a secret but it was important that they not be visible.
There he was, repeatedly coming up out of the depths to catch the thrashing hose in his mouth near its nozzle.
Yet its angular bones give it a commanding presence.
The best fiction is grounded, made real, by its sense of place.
Its shell can end up several feet down, with only its neck poking up into the water.
Its wide streets were dotted with churches, and there wasn't a bar in the whole temperate town.
Scientists know of only one in the wild, identified by its call.
Never mind the debate over global warming, its possible causes and effects.
It nearly drowns under the weight of its own soggy tedium.
Its simple, successful formula focuses on the contestants.
Astronomers have found what appears to be a planet literally boiling away from the blast-furnace heat of its star.
We republish it today because of its renewed relevance.
They exposed more of the fossil from its limestone slab and carefully compared its skeleton with those of snakes and lizards.
Brains are wired with such stunning precision that every neuron knows its place.
The tiny mammal constructs a series of neatly cleared trails between its regular feeding spots and memorizes their details.
New research suggests that math has evolved its way right into our neurons-and monkeys', too.
Even though the insect lives underwater, you can hear its call from the riverbank, several metres away.
By varying the thickness of the membrane, the insect can reflect a rainbow from its wings.
Deinonychus leapt onto its target and pinned it down with its full body weight.
Science is burrowing its way into ever further into popular culture.
For him, the real drama of the marsh lies beneath the surface in the life of its invisible inhabitants: the parasites.
Even for those who do understand the makeup of the garbage patch, its effect on the marine ecosystem is as yet largely unknown.
As it moves from the top left to the bottom right, its tail fans out across the green galaxy cluster.
Basically, its star is more of a lightweight compared to the sun, so it's a bigger planet orbiting a smaller star.
Each squid, as it's captured, frantically tries to free its tentacles from the hooks by emitting great jets of water.
It is a valuable project, though not without its difficulties.
Both arose on the political fringe, more or less spontaneously, in response to the financial crisis and its economic consequences.
In the first years of this magazine, technology was only a modest factor in its production.
And yet, for all its triumphs, the field has been haunted by failure.
The second consequence has been the fraying of an empire, and the sight of its emperor under siege.
Its obsessive clarity turns out to be the perfect basis for digital information.
What is different now is the evolution of a new political organism, with paranoia as its animating principle.
Its eyes were crusted over and its head was shaking back and forth.
Anonymity enables its adopter to seek fame while shielding him from the meaner consequences of fame-seeking.
Its intractability is part of the intoxication of belief.

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