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2011-06-06 07:00:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Maps, Inc.

2011-05-04 14:11:25

A group of 12 biology educators at US colleges and universities that teach mostly undergraduates argues in the May issue of BioScience for coordinating networks to expand the study and teaching of ecology conducted at these institutions.

2011-04-01 15:50:53

Biological invasions get less prime-time coverage than natural disasters, but may be more economically damaging and warrant corresponding investments in preparedness and response planning.

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2011-02-03 09:05:00

Experts are calling for some reefs to be closed to oyster harvesting based on research that they claim has revealed that the global population of the mollusk species is declining rapidly.

2010-12-06 21:14:18

Nonindigenous insects and pathogens continue to become established in US forests with regularity despite regulations intended to prevent this.

2010-12-06 07:00:00

CLAREMONT, Calif., Dec.

2010-11-01 15:56:16

Protected areas are generally seen as a triumph for the preservation of nature, yet the reality on the ground is more complex.

2010-10-01 14:24:02

Forests of genetically altered trees and other plants could sequester several billion tons of carbon from the atmosphere each year and so help ameliorate global warming.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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