I love exploring the extraordinary behaviour of red harvester ants, flatworm nematodes, Antarctic penguins, vampire bats, rats and - star of the show - the amoebae dictyostelium discoideum, known as Dicty
Disco for short
33 (450m): Glannabell, Dicty
Blue Bob, Tornaroy Tigra, Denwill Billy (M), Daring Sparky (M), Dempsey ( W ).
40 where we may see a winning return from pacey Dicty
Although they worked for many years with wasps and stingless bees, Queller and Strassmann's current "lab rat" is the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum, known as Dicty
These tiny farmers, sometimes called Dicty
for short, live in the soil.
The researchers found that about a third of wild-collected Dicty
The music on the disc was culled from three sources - early Duke Ellington numbers like The Dicty
Glide and Cotton Club Stomp, the John Kirby Sextet and - I have to admit a completely new name to me - the Raymond Scott Quintet.
bomfogger, cacademic, kakistokrat, kleptokrat, bafflegabber, cardophagus, twaddle, bilge, cockamamie, dicty
, hocus-pocus, nabob, pointyhead, film-flam artists, gibber-gabber, gobbledygook, tinhorn, pornocrat, poltroon, flam-doodle, rapscallion, snollygoster, radic-lib, throttlebottom, Bourbon, birdbrain (the book contains one hundred synonyms for blockhead, plus scores of other expressions for "stupid"), blackplaguer, barfy, ayatollah.
59 (450m): Bulletproof Monk, Slaney Medusa, Dicty
Blue Bob, Suzy's Boy (M), Faughan Connie (M), Glenside Poppy ( W ).
53) in Heat 1 of the Peter Bussey Memorial Trophy and Dicty
Race three on the programme is an H2 hurdles contest for which Dicty
Dan stands out like a sore thumb.
10 525y A6 1 Carbury Cheetah (3/1) 2 Acorn Breeze (9/2) 3 Dicty
Black Jack (11/4) 4 Deerview Scolari (4/1) 5 Jabba Power (4/1) 6 James First (m) (7/2) POST PICK 3-1-6 8.
32 (450m): Burnt Oak Barney, Private Chancer, Dicty
Blue Bob, Lorraine's Flyer (M), Fencing Panels (M), Upland Lee (M).
Reserves: Away Day Rex (A) (M), Ban Run (B) (M), Delphin Izzy (C), Dicty
Blue Bob (D), Feystown Finale (E), Homestead Sally (F), Loughside Storm (G), Night Time Bolt (H), Slaneyside Vicky (I).
30 (450m): Monkspath Mistry, Glannabell, Dicty
Blue Bob, Alphonso (M), Gainstown Caz (M), Deancroft Jack (M).