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Invertebrate of the Week #5 - Opadometa sp.

Further Reading:
  • Alvarez-Padilla, Fernando. Higher Level Systematics of the Spider Family Tetragnathidae and Revision of the Genus Metabus (Araneae). ProQuest, 2008.
  • Spurs, Spines, Setae, Sensilla
  • Sebastian, PA (editor). Spiders of India. Universities Press, 2009.
  • Tscharntke et. al., Tropical Rainforests and Agroforests under Global Change: Ecological and Socio-economic Valuations. Springer Science & Business Media, 2010.
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DeBartolo Hall upgrades among YSU’s summer improvement projects

From concrete replacement to roof and elevator renovations, work crews are busy on campus this summer with a variety of state-funded capital improvement projects.

“It’s one of the busiest summers we’ve had for quite a while,” said Rich White, director of Planning and Construction. 158 more words


Aluminum-processing firm announces $100 million facility in Lordstown

Matalco Inc., a leader in the production of remelt, extrusion grade aluminum billet and forging stock, announced in late July that it will construct a new state-of-the-art billet manufacturing facility in the Ohio Commerce Centre on Tod Avenue in Lordstown. 309 more words


Map of the day: Global heat hits all-time record

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From the National Climatic Data Center, which reports:

According to NOAA scientists, the globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for June 2014 was the highest for June since record keeping began in 1880.

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The art of equilibrium - Salvatore Ferragamo

Florence is a city of museums and beautiful historical buildings. There is so much to see and so much to savor, but I had just the one place on my agenda  — the Museo Salvatore Ferragamo, a museum that celebrates the life and art of shoe maestro Salvatore Ferragamo. 1,207 more words


Edward Snowden tackles critics, the panopticon

The world’s most famous leaker offers an illuminating discussion the the reasons why he leaked, and his take on the sate of surveillance in today’s world in tis fascinating interview for The Guardian. 156 more words


Noteworthy: Rose

Roses aren’t cliche they’re honest. You don’t need me to tell you all that they can represent: beauty, passion, youth, and of course love. They are the stars of poems, songs, plays, and many perfumes (one of the first perfume-like concoctions was a commingling of just rose petals and water). 296 more words

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