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2015-03-30 12:27:45

We're not squidding you! This squid-inspired camouflage is like an invisibility cloak for soldiers.

exploding head syndrome
2015-03-30 11:17:23

Have you ever heard a heard an abrupt loud noise or felt an exploding sensation in your head just as you’re drifting off to sleep? Well, according to new research, you're not alone.

2015-03-30 08:32:19

Efficacy and Safety of Long-term, Continuous Anti-VEGF will be Assessed in Phase 2 Study CUMBERLAND, R.I., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2015-03-30 08:32:07

rIX-FP Regulatory Submissions Now Made in EU and U.S.; Underscores CSL Behring's Legacy of Improving the Care for Patients with Bleeding Disorders KING OF PRUSSIA,

2015-03-30 08:32:03

Increased vigilance, more partners on the ground still needed as precautions in West Africa begin to wane READING, Mass., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-03-30 08:30:08

WALTHAM, Mass., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc.

2015-03-30 08:29:55

-- Study Advances Development of Preventive Approach for C.

2015-03-30 08:29:51

HAYWARD, Calif., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Confirming its investment in the area of brain inflammation and neuroprotection, CreAgri welcomes German University of Darmstadt's announcement

2015-03-30 08:29:30

BLAINVILLE, QC, March 30, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Medunik Canada, a Canadian pharmaceutical company specialized in rare

beards
2015-03-30 08:25:08

Growing a long, elaborate beard may be about more than just wanting sweet facial hair or trying to look like those Duck Dynasty guys: It may be one way for male humans to show dominance in an increasingly competitive world, new research from Swiss and Australian claims.


Latest Biology Reference Libraries

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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