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World's Smallest Frogs Found In New Guinea
2011-12-12 08:29:12

Field work by researcher Fred Kraus from Bishop Museum, Honolulu has found the world's smallest frogs in southeastern New Guinea. This also makes them the world's smallest tetrapods (non-fish vertebrates). The frogs belong to the genus Paedophryne, all of whose species are extremely small, with adults of the two new species - named Paedophryne dekot and Paedophryne verrucosa - only 8-9 mm in length. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. Previous research had led to...

2011-11-30 01:00:00

34th Annual Birthday Bash Returns to Site of Successful 2010 Event on Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Hosted by entertainment and music icon Snoop Dogg, The Playerâs Ball 2011, the 34th edition of the long-running annual birthday bash for hip-hop artist and actor Bishop Don Magic Juan, will be held December 17 at the popular club Marbella in Hollywood, SP Entertainment, sponsor of the event, SP Enterprises announced today. The event returns to...

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2011-06-29 08:08:55

Despite the imminent expansion of insurance coverage under health care reform, patients' access to care may become more restricted As required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, millions of people will soon be added to the ranks of the insured. However, this rapid expansion of coverage is colliding with a different, potentially problematic trend that could end up hampering access to health care. Since 2005, doctors have been accepting fewer and fewer patients with...

2011-02-09 14:48:18

New research examines the anxious brain during a fear conditioning task and provides insight into why some individuals may be more or less prone to anxiety disorders. The study, published by Cell Press in the February 10 issue of the journal Neuron, reveals neural mechanisms that may contribute to resilience against pathological fear and anxiety. The findings may help to direct therapeutic strategies for individuals who suffer from chronic anxiety as well as strategies that could help "at...


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Needles and cones, Bishop Pine, Pinus muricata
2014-04-18 10:20:50

Bishop pine (Pinus muricata) grows on or near the coast in California and Mexico; becoming endangered in Mexico. This tree also goes by the name of prickle cone pine, bull pine, Obispo pine, Santa Cruz pine and dwarf marine pine. This pine relies on the dense fog from the coast for its water supply as well as rainwater. This pine is also highly dependent on forest fires for future regeneration and may become extinct with the prevention of forest fires in its region. The Bishop pine grows...

2012-06-14 03:35:38

Symbol: ZYSE Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: PR    N Synonyms:   GRSE Grammitis sectifrons (Kunze ex Mett.) Seymour   POSE12 Polypodium sectifrons Kunze ex Mett. Distribution: Zygophlebiasectifrons(Kunze ex Mett.) Bishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division  ...

2012-06-14 04:12:14

Symbol: ZYGOP2 Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Distribution: ZygophlebiaBishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Grammitidaceae – Kihi Fern family Genus   Zygophlebia Bishop – octopus fern

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2012-06-14 13:00:20

Symbol: PIMU Group: Gymnosperm Family: Pinaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PIMUB2 Pinus muricata D. Don ssp. borealis Axelrod ex Silba     PIMUS2 Pinus muricata D. Don ssp. stantonii Axelrod ex Silba     PIMUB Pinus muricata D. Don var. borealis Axelrod ex Farjon   Bishop pine   PIMUM Pinus muricata D. Don var. muricata   Bishop pine   PIMUR2 Pinus muricata D....

2012-06-15 06:58:51

Symbol: HIDI Group: Dicot Family: Malvaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: HI    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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