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nature and nurture
2015-05-21 09:01:47

The extent to which our traits and behavior are affected by either genetic or environmental factors - “nature or nurture” - is a prominent question not only for science but in moral and political debate, too. A major new study has attempted to answer it, and the scores are very close.

2015-05-21 08:33:51

- Analyses in relapsing MS evaluate early predictors of clinical response, one-year efficacy and tolerability of Rebif (interferon beta-1a), among other outcomes ROCKLAND, Mass., May

2015-05-21 08:33:15

AUSTIN, Texas, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Genesys Spine is pleased to announce that the company's

2015-05-21 08:32:53

Company's First-in-Class Technology Enables Lung-Specific Delivery of RNA in Non-Human Primates LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN),

2015-05-21 08:32:28

DUBLIN, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3jw3zh/europe)

2015-05-21 08:31:49

Kidney-friendly recipes help dialysis patients enjoy the holiday while maintaining a healthy diet DENVER, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita

2015-05-21 08:31:40

DUBLIN, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/84975r/2015_global)

2015-05-21 08:26:28

Computational studies unlock the secrets of cellulose for more sustainable and disease resistant crops MELBOURNE, Australia, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from IBM Research

2015-05-21 04:22:34

Clinical trial at the University of British Columbia now recruiting patients VANCOUVER, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - RepliCel Life Sciences Inc.

2015-05-20 23:09:43

The foot and ankle doctors at Podiatry Care Specialists, PC are pleased to announce a new online home dedicated to informing patients and to stopping recurring conditions. West


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Ipomopsis polyantha
2014-12-13 15:16:45

Ipomopsis polyantha is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Pagosa skyrocket and Archuleta County standing-cypress. The plant is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. I. polyantha can be found growing naturally only in the United States, specifically in Colorado. It can be found in one county, Archuleta County. It is found only in Ponderosa pine and oak forests, growing in soil derived from Mancos Shale. As recently as 2011, the plant was listed as...

Elingamita
2014-12-13 14:45:59

Elingamita is a genus consisting of one single tree/shrub species. The single species is the Elingamita johnsonii plant. Elingamita is a member of the Myrsinaceae family. Elingamita johnsonii plants can be found growing naturally only on the Three Kings Islands of New Zealand. The plant may grow as a small tree or as a shrub in forest and coastal scrub habitats. Due to the species limited areas of growth the genus is vulnerable to extinction due to fire or unforeseen events. Elingamita...

Poli's Stellate Barnacle
2014-12-10 12:25:57

Poli’s stellate barnacle (Chthamalus stellatus) is a species of acorn barnacle that can be found in Southern Europe, South West England, and Ireland attached to rocky shorelines. It prefers to reside in warmer waters in areas that are less protected than bays, where it will attach itself to rocks and other hard materials. Poli’s stellate barnacle is typically cone shaped but can be shaped like a tube when living in large colonies and reaches a size of up to .55 inches. It is covered by...

Wharf Roach, Ligia exotica
2014-12-10 11:29:16

The wharf roach (Ligia exotica) is a species of sea slater and crustacean that is thought to be native to the Mediterranean Sea and Western Europe, although some experts suggest it is native to the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean. It can be found in many temperate and tropical waters throughout the world, most likely due to unintentional shipping. This lives in crevices of rocks and cliffs just above the water line, as well as in jetties and the walls of harbors. The wharf roach reaches a...

Dodecatheon poeticum
2014-12-08 18:23:39

Dodecatheon poeticum is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Poet’s shooting star or the Narcissus shooting star. Its common names are referring to the plant’s unique flowers. D. poeticum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to western North America. D. poeticum grows in woodlands that see plenty of moisture in the springtime and drier summertime months. The plant prefers wide-open areas in direct sunlight....

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.