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Snake Eyes: Threats Cause Change In Blood Flow To The Eyes In Snakes
2013-11-05 04:13:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Snakes can optimize their vision when they perceive a threat by controlling the blood flow to their eyes, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. The coachwhip snake's visual blood flow patterns change depending on what is in its environment, according to Kevin van Doorn, PhD, from the School of Optometry & Vision Science, and Professor Jacob Sivak, from the Faculty of  Science. “Each species' perception...

2013-10-30 23:33:11

The Blood Pressure Solution is a newly-launched, all-natural program, available at BloodPressureSolution.com, which aims to teach people how to lower their high blood pressure safely and effectively through specific dietary and lifestyle changes. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The American Heart Association states, "High blood pressure is called "the Silent Killer" because it has no symptoms, so you may not be aware that it's damaging your arteries, heart and other vital...

2013-10-29 23:29:02

Learn about ICD10 and regulatory compliance by visiting the Miraca booth. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Miraca Life Sciences (MLS), the leading pathology services provider that collaborates to make patients and practices better, announced today that it will have a significant presence at the Annual Meeting for the American Society of Hematology (ASH), a conference offering roundtable discussions, hands-on training and health policy updates, on December 7-10 in New Orleans,...

2013-10-21 23:02:09

High blood pressure has been called a 'silent killer' and is considered a barometer of overall circulatory health. Claudia Lora, M.D. will discuss ways to maintain healthy blood pressure in this month's "Breakfast with the Docs" at the Oak Park Arms retirement community. (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Claudia Lora, M.D. will lead a discussion on blood pressure at "Breakfast with the Docs" at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30 at the Oak Park Arms retirement community,...

2013-10-16 23:30:20

MedMar Healing Center, a medical marijuana dispensary located in downtown San Jose, helped collect 79 pints of blood to help Bay Area patients in need. (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 MedMar Healing Center held their second successful blood drive, helping to collect 79 pints of blood, which will be used to save 201 patients in the Bay Area. The blood drive was held at their downtown San Jose location at 170 S. Autumn Street, where 104 people registered to be considered as donors. Of those, 75...


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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

2012-06-14 07:28:41

Symbol: ZATH Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: Zanthoxylumthomasianum(Krug & Urb.) Krug & Urb. ex P. Wilson distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta –...

2012-06-14 07:28:42

Symbol: ZASP Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: Zanthoxylumspinifex(Jacq.) DC. distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 07:28:48

Symbol: ZAPU2 Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: ZanthoxylumpunctatumVahl distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 07:28:50

Symbol: ZAMO Group: Dicot Family: Rutaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: Zanthoxylummonophyllum(Lam.) P. Wilson distribution:USA+(PR, VI) 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
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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