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2014-05-02 23:07:56

“Health And Beauty Benefits Of Cucumber On Skin And In The Body,” a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers health and nutrition benefits of cucumbers, and some reasons to love them.

2014-02-22 23:02:13

The new “Benefits Of Cucumbers” report on the website Vkool.com provides readers with positive effects of cucumbers. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 22, 2014

2014-01-13 23:01:09

Canned Vegetables Can Now Be Brought Back to Life and Made Probiotic-Rich with Kit from Perfect Pickler Florida (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Individuals

Cucumber Genome Resequenced Revealing An Evolutionary Enigma
2013-10-21 04:42:19

Large-scale, deep re-sequencing of 115 cucumbers worldwide has led to the creation of a genomic variation map for the vegetable that includes 3.6 million variants, an international team of scientists report in a new study.

Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Cucumbers Sickens People In 18 States
2013-04-26 07:04:18

In the latest health crisis surrounding salmonella, more than 70 people across 18 states have been sickened from contaminated Mexican cucumbers, according to a statement by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday.

Information About Cucurbitaceae Brought Up To Date With New Checklist
2013-03-11 13:02:36

In 2010, it was shown that melons and cucumbers can be traced back to India. Because of the importance of the region for an understanding of Cucurbitaceae evolution and diversity, a new checklist of the Cucurbitaceae of India was produced to update the information on that family.

Cucumber Inspires New Bio-Inspired Twistless Spring
2012-08-31 12:30:36

Researchers at Harvard University have developed a new spring that is soft when pulled gently and stiff when pulled strongly – all from studying a cucumber.

2012-06-10 23:01:01

Recent experiment shows custom-developed LED Grow Lights for cucumbers producing record yields in record times, using less electricity than ever before. Santa

2012-06-07 23:02:56

Internet marketing company Cucumber Local today commended entrepreneur Paul Otlet, who, today, was recently recognized at the World Science Festival as having birthed the concept in 1934 behind


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Black Sea Cucumber, Holothuria forskali
2013-01-28 14:44:54

Image Caption: Black Sea Cucumber, Holothuria forskali. Credit: Rpillon/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) The black sea cucumber (Holothuria forskali), also known as the cotton-spinner, is a species that can be found in the Mediterranean Sea and eastern areas of the Atlantic Ocean. Its range includes the waters around the Azores and the Canary Islands. It prefers to reside in shallow waters at depths of up to 164 feet and can be found on rocky, vertical surfaces. In 1969, Rowe classified it within...

Tubular Sea Cucumber, Holothuria tubulosa
2013-01-28 12:53:49

Image Caption: Holothuria tubulosa. Credit: Rpillon/Wikipedia  (CC BY-SA 3.0) The tubular sea cucumber (Holothuria tubulosa), commonly known as the cotton-spinner, is the type species of its genus, Holothuria. It can be found in eastern areas of the Atlantic Ocean, with a range that extends as far as the Bay of Biscay to the north, in the Mediterranean Sea. It prefers a habitat within temperate areas and is found at depths of up to 330 feet below sea level, along the sandy floor or in...

Donkey Dung Sea Cucumber, Holothuria mexicana
2013-01-28 09:53:01

Image Caption: Holothuria mexicana. Credit: Daniel Hershman / Wikipedia  (CC BY 2.0) The donkey dung sea cucumber (Holothuria mexicana) can be found in areas of the Caribbean, with a range that stretches into southern waters of Brazil. It prefers to reside in shallow waters between depths of about seven feet and sixty-six feet, in clear sandy areas located in mangroves, seagrass beds, and offshore reefs. This species can reach an average length of twenty inches. It dorsal skin is brown...

Black Sea Cucumber, Holothuria atra
2012-04-19 10:48:27

The Black Sea Cucumber (Holothuria atra), also known as the Lollyfish, is a species of marine invertebrate in the Holothuriidae family. It is found in the Indo-Pacific ocean region, extending from the Red Sea and East Africa to Australia. It is found on the seabed, in shallow waters on reefs and sand flats and in sea grass meadows at depths up to 66 feet. It prefers reef flats where it is not fully exposed to the waves but the water is well aerated, and shallows beside slabs of rock from...

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