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Frog warning coloration is also camouflage

The bright yellow colours on poison dart frogs also have a camouflage function according to a recent study involving fieldwork in the jungles of Guiana followed by laboratory visual search experiments and computer modelling in Bristol, England.

05 Jun | Animal News | Guiana

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Featured product of the day:

Art of Indian Head Massage

by Mary Atkinson

This introduction is clearly and beautifully laid out to inspire and empower anyone interested in gentle massage techniques to learn about and experience the benefits for him or herself.

This week features Indian head massage books.

Angel Thought for 18th June:

Go in joy, appreciating the good in all creation.

An 'Angel Thought' appears here every day.

See also the pages about Angels and Archangels.
There are many names of archangels, some being due to spelling variations.

Learn about Geranium Oil

one of the essential oils used in aromatherapy

Today's Study Tip:

When a question or topic seems complicated, it may only be because you're lacking (or failing to notice) a single small detail that will cause everything else to fall easily into place.

What else is here?

These pages include articles about healthy living and various approaches to health and well-being. There are also study areas and general interest sections. The content featured here changes frequently.

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If it's your birthday today ...

... you were probably* born under the sign of Gemini, often referred to and depicted as the pair of twins, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include blue celestine, citrine and watermelon tourmaline.

Geminis can be insightful in their understandings of others' thoughts and perspectives and are often said to be talkative, quick witted, enthusiastic and curious about everything.

What is Metabolism ?

The word metabolism refers to the chemical changes due to all the chemical reactions that occur in the body.

They include the break-down of food during digestion to form chemicals that store energy within chemical bonds then release it to help to fuel other processes. Reactions that occur in different parts of the body, e.g. nerves, muscle tissues, vary. Overall the metabolism of the body can be described in terms of two main categories of chemical reactions, anabolism and catabolism.

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More from the News Section:

Benefits of dementia friendly swimming opportunities - 30 May '18

How much whole grain is needed in a healthy diet? - 14 Nov '17

Effects of fragmented landscapes on forest vertebrates - 3 Nov '17

New warm-up regime expected to reduce rugby injuries - 23 Oct '17

HIV diagnoses falling, but still cause for concern (UK) - 3 Oct '17

FAERS improves access to concerns about adverse drug reactions - 29 Sep '17

Research confirms that good moods are contagious. Depression isn't. - 21 Sep '17

Robotic exoskeleton hopes for alleviating crouch gait in children with cerebral palsy - 25 Aug '17

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