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November 11, 2013

 

Pompeii worm has a hot-and-cold temperament.

The Magnificent Pompeii Worm

The Pompeii worm proves invincible to the world's harshest conditions.

August 8, 2012

 

Some critics thought the images were too violent; others thought the paint was applied too thickly. After that, the painting simply disappeared, and everyone assumed Millet had destroyed it.

How X-Ray Technology Is Helping Examine Millet’s Artwork

In the 1840s, a new painting by Jean Francois Millet was unveiled in Paris. But, horror of horrors, no one seemed to like it!

March 24, 2011

 

Clams Are Great Pollution Detectors

Can you imagine that the lowly clam would take on a role as water based pollution detector?

September 27, 2003

 

The Magnificent Pompeii Worm

While in the tube, the worm’s tail end might be immersed in temperatures as hot as 178 degrees Fahrenheit, while its head rests in cooler water, as moderate as 72 degrees Fahrenheit.

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