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Blueberries May Not Help You See Better In The Dark After All

Provided by Michael Bernstein, American Chemical Society Blueberries are super stars among health food advocates, who tout the fruit for not only promoting heart health, better memory and digestion, but also for improving night vision....

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2014-11-24 08:28:41

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.

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MONTREAL, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - A.Vogel's Echinaforce® has been keeping Canadians' immune systems strong for over 50 years.

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As fall fields turn bright with color, what might we learn from roadside rows of sunflowers - and the sunflower seeds widely used to feed birds in colder weather?

2014-10-16 08:31:55

The remarkable Mediterranean citrus extract, made only from fruit grown in Reggio Calabria, holds enormous promise for heart, brain, and liver health while providing unique blood sugar and metabolic

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International Forest Company (IFCO) and Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services in conjunction with the Forest Landowners Association will be hosting the first annual Southeast Regional Forest

2014-10-09 23:04:46

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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...

Virginia Pine, Pinus virginiana, pollen cones
2014-05-19 09:44:09

Virginia pine (Pinus virginiana) grows in southern New York from Long Island and continues through the Appalachian Mountains to western Tennessee and Alabamain elevations as high as 2953 feet. This tree is also known as the scrub pine, spruce pine, or Jersey pine. The Harvard Arboretum in Boston, MA has cultivated Virginia pine on display. The Virginia pine is a medium sized tree growing from 29.5 – 59 feet tall with some getting as tall as 105 feet in perfect conditions. This tree grows...

Ponderosa Pine, Pinus ponderosa
2014-05-16 11:05:52

Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) is native to western North America in sixteen states as well as southern British Columbia, Canada. This tree is also known as the bull pine, blackjack pine, or western pitch, red and yellow pine, as well as Yosemite pine. The Ponderosa pine grows at sea level up to 9843 feet above sea level and can live 300-600 years. This pine is one of the largest pine trees growing to heights of 235 feet and can achieve a trunk diameter of 324 inches. The bark of mature...

Pond Pine, Pinus serotina
2014-05-16 10:40:26

Pond Pine (Pinus serotina) grows in the United States along the Atlantic coast from southern New Jersey south to Florida then west to southern Alabama. This pine grows in wet ground near ponds, and swamps and is also known as the marsh pine or pocosin pine. The pond pine is a small tree growing to heights of 82 feet with a trunk diameter of 2.6 feet. The tree tends to grow crooked and has several tops at the crown. The bark is scaly and reddish brown in color. The needles grow in bundles...

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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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