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fins to legs
2015-04-24 09:00:34

In Part I, we talked about how tetrapods, a group of animals including whales, dolphins, seals and sea turtles, returned to the sea having once survived on land. Other creatures such as snakes and elephants may also have changed their habitat multiple times.

2015-04-24 08:32:06

---DUR001-303 Study Meets Primary & Secondary Endpoints--- DUBLIN, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced positive top-line results for study DUR001-303,

2015-04-24 08:30:39

- HETLIOZ®, a circadian regulator, is the first and only product to receive a recommendation for approval for Non-24 in the European Union WASHINGTON, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-24 08:30:29

NEW YORK, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Small Cap IR issues analyst report.

2015-04-24 08:30:24

NORCROSS, Ga., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals refutes the results from FDA 's researchers' paper, that such was not the product of reliable scientific principles and

2015-04-24 08:30:14

As well as results from its Pivotal Phase 3 C-EDGE Programme Evaluating Grazoprevir/Elbasvir Showing High Sustained Virologic Responses Across Broad Range of Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus

2015-04-24 08:24:53

1 in 5 five trees along the Colorado Front Range are ash trees and will eventually succumb to emerald ash borer if left unprotected.

mammoth genome
2015-04-24 08:40:30

Hold onto your butts: An international team of researchers has finally sequenced the complete genome of the woolly mammoth.

2015-04-24 00:22:57

- Company on track to file IND and initiate Phase 1 clinical trial in mid-2015 - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Blueprint Medicines today announced new preclinical data demonstrating


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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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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.