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2015-04-17 12:22:49

Breast pathologist and CAP Cancer Committee chair shares tips for women facing invasive or non-invasive breast cancer diagnosis NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For

mastodon molar
2015-04-17 11:36:19

Scientist Ken Tankersley reveals how humans caused erosion and silting and what this did to animals that had to survive or adapt in the Big Bone Lick of Kentucky.

2015-04-17 08:22:00

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Population Reference Bureau (PRB) announced new board members, senior executives, and technical staff as it launches a strategic initiative

2015-04-17 00:21:09

KYOTO and OSAKA, Japan, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Center for iPS Cell Research Application (CiRA) of Kyoto University and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) announced today

2015-04-16 23:09:12

The April 28, 2015 Webinar will illustrate various established applications of centrifugal elutriation. Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2015 Beckman

2015-04-16 23:08:58

California drought and exponentially increasing water costs drives property owners to seek water conservation expertise.

2015-04-16 23:04:03

Veterinarians are now reporting that clients that use iCare financial are often brought to tears by the fact that they have a way to save their animals.

2015-04-16 23:01:13

Bird B Gone, the leader in bird control products for commercial, industrial and residential applications is now the exclusive distributor for EcoBird® 4.0, a non-hazardous indoor/outdoor

2015-04-16 23:00:26

Creative Biolabs, a leading company in antibody production and engineering has introduced the latest in world leading DASS technology and De Novo Antibody sequencing services. New

grey whale
2015-04-16 13:47:42

Her name is Varvara (Russian for Barbara) and she likes to travel. Varvara is a western North Pacific gray whale, an endangered species. Scientists from the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University and Russia’s A.N Severtsov Institute for Ecology and Evolution (IEE) have recorded her epic journey, a round-trip trek of nearly 14,000 miles. This is, claim the research team, the longest migration of a mammal ever recorded.


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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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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