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2014-12-09 04:20:48

FORT WORTH, Texas, December 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe is the second leading geographic market for Urea Formaldehyde (UF) Resin market with a share of almost 37% in

2014-12-08 23:06:12

PreDiabetes Centers Offers Complimentary 7-Day Pill Dispenser on Orders of $50 or More Austin, Texas (PRWEB) December 08, 2014 To promote the practice

2014-12-08 23:00:35

Timmons Group, in partnership with SRRN Games, was recently awarded the contract to develop an interactive mobile application for the Oregon Zoo’s new Elephant Lands habitat. Richmond,

2014-12-08 16:25:52

Convenes Congressional Briefing with Innovation Stakeholders to Present Reform Proposals for 21st Century Cures Initiative WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-08 16:21:59

FIVE POINTS, Calif., Dec.

alzheimer's
2014-12-08 15:39:00

Researchers at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the University Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have recently gained new insights into treating Alzheimer's disease.

Thirty New Species Of Spider Found In One The Richest Biodiversity Hotspots In China
2014-12-08 03:41:48

Scientists discover 30 new spider species, which constitutes a minor share of what is yet to be found in this biodiversity hotspot.

crow tools
2014-12-08 02:30:47

New Caledonian crows--well known for their impressive stick-wielding abilities--show preferences when it comes to holding their tools on the left or the right sides of their beaks, in much the same way that people are left- or right-handed.

2014-12-08 12:27:58

Allen Institute for Cell Science will create predictive models of cell behavior: a crucial step toward revolutionizing disease research PHILADELPHIA, Dec.

2014-12-08 12:27:52

AVMA's latest podcast explains why breed-specific legislation isn't the answer SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec.


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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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.