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Friday, December 12, 2008


The Mosquito recommends books for holiday giving

This year’s seasonal suggestions include a huge variety of books – biography, travel, adventure, fiction, recipes – and more, all recommended by our well-read Mosquito staffers. And you might even give yourself one of these books for the holidays. After all, you deserve it. Happy shopping, happy holidays! ...more

Biodiversity Corner: Scattered Rock-posy

The Scattered Rock-posy is a lichen. All lichens are dual organisms made up of a fungus (which like all fungi is unable to produce its own food) and a food-producing partner. The food producer is usually an alga but sometimes a cyanobacterium. In either case it uses photosynthesis to make enough food for both itself and the fungus. In return it gets a nice ...more

Cultural Compass: Opening doors for kids this holiday season

“There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.” – Graham Greene ...more

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