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2009-10-12 13:05:00

A Central American species of spider, known as Bagheera kiplingi (B. kiplingi), represents the first known instance to science of an arachnid that dines primarily on plants.

2009-09-21 07:00:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Acacia Automotive, Inc. (Ticker-ACCA) today announced it has executed the documents to acquire Chattanooga Auto Auction. The selling unit, Chattanooga Auto Auction Limited Liability Company is owned by Ms. Alexis Jacobs of Columbus, Ohio. Ms.

2009-08-25 14:50:00

Scientists said today at the 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry that a type of acacia tree with an unusual growth habit-unlike virtually all other trees-holds particular promise for farmers in Africa as a free source of nitrogen for their soils that could last generations.

2009-05-12 09:00:00

North Augusta, S.C., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Acacia Automotive, Inc.

2009-04-24 06:40:25

Botanists discovered a pink-flowered tree in Ethiopia that has been overlooked by generations of researchers.

2009-02-17 06:45:00

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Acacia Automotive, Inc.

2008-08-06 06:00:15

Acacia Research Corporation (Nasdaq:ACTG) announced today that its subsidiary, Acacia Patent Acquisition LLC, has acquired rights to patents relating to optical switching technology.

2008-03-27 13:05:00

U.S. Forest Service scientists with the Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry have completed a study on ways to make high-value koa trees grow faster, while increasing biodiversity, carbon sequestration, scenic beauty, and recreation opportunities in native Hawaiian forests.

2008-01-11 10:30:00

The term circle of life may ring more true than some would think. For years, scientists have been studying the decline in large herbivores in Africa, and ten years ago, they decided to find out the effect of that decline on plant life.

2007-11-24 06:00:19

By Lieurance, Deah M DEAH M. LIEURANCE (USDA/ARS, Invasive Plant Research Laboratory, 3225 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314). Biomass allocation of the invasive tree Acacia auriculiformis and refoliation following hurricane-force winds. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 134: 389-397.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.