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2015-02-20 11:46:55

Bon voyage! Tropical fire ants in the 1500s became the first of their kind to travel the globe.

2015-02-20 08:26:47

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care®, Inc.

2015-02-20 08:26:11

New funding secured for Saluda Medical is set to open the next chapter in commercializing breakthrough treatment of chronic pain SYDNEY, Feb.

2015-02-20 08:25:14

"Resistance" Debuts on iTunes and Amazon NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb.

bottle nose dolphin
2015-02-20 08:01:06

The bottlenose dolphin only colonized the Mediterranean after the last Ice Age -- about 18,000 years ago -- according to new research.

2015-02-19 23:09:59

Although pharmaceutical companies recognize that promising new drugs that are toxic to adult stem cells are likely to fail, the industry has been unable to do much about this problem, which is

2015-02-19 23:09:40

His presentation will include studies with details on mechanism of action, safety and usefulness of a candidate drug capable of diminishing dysregulation of the dopaminergic system and also, the

2015-02-19 23:04:31

Oscar Nominees Offered the Opportunity to Look and Feel Better Through the Power of Science Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2015 Dr.

2015-02-19 23:02:46

New legislation would amend Animal Welfare Act to include animals in agricultural facilities. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 19, 2015 The National Anti-Vivisection


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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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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.