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Researchers Discover That Rare Bush Frog Breeds In Bamboo

Researchers Discover That Rare Bush Frog Breeds In Bamboo

Provided by National University of Singapore Scientists observed this new reproductive mode in critically endangered white spotted bush frogs in South India's Western Ghats Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have...

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2014-10-31 23:00:34

Make changes that are in line with the colder seasons - yet good for the body. Here are some tips for a slimmer, more energized body: New York City, New York (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 It’s only the first month of Autumn and it's easy to feel the slowing down that happens during the colder days. Psychologically the mind may just be waiting for the New Year to come to get everyone back into the wellness routine. Make changes that are in line with the colder seasons - yet good for the...

2014-10-30 08:35:20

Nerium becomes the largest workplace donor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America IRVING, Texas, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Nerium International(TM), a leader in age-defying skincare products, met its goal of raising $1,000,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS), making Nerium the largest corporate workplace giving donor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155347 To commemorate this event, Nerium presented Big Brothers Big Sisters with a $1,000,000 check...

2014-10-29 23:04:39

An article featured in the current issue of Castanea takes a long view at whether former farmlands that were burned each winter could return to something resembling their original woods or grow into an new ecosystem once the burning stopped. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Castanea – In the southeastern United States, large forested areas were cleared, farmed, abandoned, and then burned to keep grasses under control. Some areas have been allowed to grow back into forests in recent decades, but...

2014-10-28 23:01:18

Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, a renowned bamboo item manufacturer and retailer, has unveiled its latest designs of strand woven bamboo floorings. Additionally, it is now providing huge price cuts on these quality and useful products. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, a renowned bamboo item manufacturer and retailer, has unveiled its latest designs of strand woven bamboo floorings. Additionally, it is now providing huge price cuts on these quality and useful...

2014-10-27 23:01:36

BamboofloorChina.com, one of the most popular suppliers of bamboo products, has unveiled its fresh range of high quality bamboo veneers. Furthermore, the firm has decided to offer big savings, up to 29% off, on all these excellent products. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 BamboofloorChina.com, one of the most popular suppliers of bamboo products, has unveiled its fresh range of high quality bamboo veneers. Furthermore, the firm has decided to offer big savings, up to 29% off, on all these...

2014-10-27 08:28:30

Leading skincare company engages experts in dermatology and microbiology for expertise in skin health and research ADDISON, TX, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Today Nerium International(TM), a leader in age-defying skincare products, announces the establishment of a Scientific Advisory Board, comprised of the following notable scientists and dermatologists: Dr. Adam Friedman, Dr. Neal Bhatia, Dr. Mira Stotland, Marie Bertrand, Dr. Debra J. Wattenberg and Dr. Karthik Krishnamurthy. The mission of the...

2014-10-23 23:00:32

Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, a renowned bamboo item manufacturer and retailer, has announced its new assortment of bamboo floors. At the moment, these fresh items are offered at discounted rates online. (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, a renowned bamboo item manufacturer and retailer, has announced its new assortment of top quality bamboo floors. Many of BamboofloorChina.com’s products have received positive reviews. Therefore, the company’s chief executive...

2014-10-22 23:01:22

BambooIndustry.com, a popular supplier of natural bamboo products, has announced its latest designs of click strand woven bamboo floors. Also, the company has announced its new special offer this morning. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 BambooIndustry.com, a popular supplier of natural bamboo products, has announced its latest designs of click strand woven bamboo floors. Also, the company has announced its new special offer this morning. In other words, the company’s products are now offered...

2014-10-21 23:08:34

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, an internationally famous bamboo product manufacturer, has unveiled its new collection of hand scraped bamboo floorings. Moreover, all these brand new items are elegant and natural; they are on sale now. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, an internationally famous bamboo product manufacturer, has unveiled its new collection of hand scraped bamboo floorings. Moreover, all these brand new items are elegant and natural; they are on sale now....

2014-10-21 23:05:32

What will American home gardeners be growing in 2015? A sneak peek at the new product offerings from W. Atlee Burpee & Co. offers a glimpse into the future of home gardens across all growing zones. WARMINSTER, Penn. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 What will American home gardeners be growing in 2015? A sneak peek at the new product offerings from W. Atlee Burpee & Co. offers a glimpse into the future of home gardens across all growing zones. Welcome to the earliest-ever preview of new...


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Dicentra
2014-10-29 11:06:18

Dicentra is a genus of 8 species of perennial herbaceous plants in the Fumariaceae family. The plant may also be referred to as the Bleeding heart. Dicentra plants have bisymmetric, heart-shaped flowers. The two outer petals are spurred at the base and curve backwards at the tip. The two inner petals are straight and connect at the tip. They contain four petals and two tiny sepals. The leaves of Dicentra are contained in a basal rosette. The flowers are grown on leafless stalks. In other...

Dendromecon
2014-10-29 11:01:49

Dendromecon is a genus of shrubs or small trees. The genus may also be referred as the Tree poppy. Dendromecon can be found in California and northern Baja California. Dendromecon plants typically produce evergreen leaves that grow between 3 and 10 centimeters long. Its leaves have a narrow oval shape and taper to a point towards the end. The genus is known to have flowers that are yellow in coloration and shed after pollination. The Dendromecon genus consists of Dendromecon harfordii...

Corydalis nobilis
2014-10-29 10:55:24

Corydalis nobilis, also known as Siberian corydalis, is a perennial plant from the family Papaveraceae. It was introduced to Europe by Linnaeus, who had sent for Lamprocapnos spectabilis but received the seeds of C. nobilis instead. C. nobilis bears its flower on a stem that may grow as tall as 50 centimeters. The stem of the plant is grows upright with pinnate leaves along the entire stem. C. nobilis has flowers of orange or yellow. The inner petals of the flower have a dark violet hue at...

Bocconia frutescens
2014-10-29 10:52:44

Bocconia frutescens is a flowering plant species. The plant may also be referred to as the Plume poppy, the Tree poppy, the Tree celandine, Parrotweed, Sea oxeye daisy or the John Crow bush. This species is a poppy plant and belongs to the Papaveraceae family. B. frutescens is native to America, Mexico and parts of Central and South America. The plant is abundant in Hawaii where it causes many negative effects on the local ecosystems. B. frutescens will commonly grow up to almost 20 feet...

Papaver alpinum
2014-10-27 10:30:54

Papaver alpinum is a species of poppy plant found in the region of the Alps. The plant is commonly known as the Alpine poppy. This species actually includes multiple sub-species. P. alpinum is a short, upright perennial, meaning it can survive longer than 2 years. It can grow to a height of 5 to 20 centimeters. It has several upright and hairy stems. As with all species of poppy, it produces latex. It has feathery leaves that are arranged in a rosette and touch the ground. The flowers...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.