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Decoys Could Prevent The Spread Of Ash-killing Beetles
2013-02-15 13:43:36

As the emerald ash borer ravages North American ash trees, threatening the trees' very survival, a team of entomologists and engineers may have found a way to prevent the spread of the pests.

Dwarf Birch Genome Cracked By Researchers
2012-11-21 15:36:43

Geneticists at Queen Mary University of London have successfully sequenced the genetic code of a dwarf birch tree, according to their report in the journal Molecular Ecology.

2012-10-13 04:04:35

Grants for trees and clean water go to projects in Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, New York, Illinois, Indiana. WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 The


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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