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- What do exercise, skin cells and gut bacteria have in common? They are among the new leads being explored to move us closer to a world free of MS- NEW YORK, Oct.
HOUSTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced a Tuscaloosa Marine Shale ("TMS") operational update.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mississippi residents and businesses affected by Flooding on Sept. 11, 2014 can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept.
Annual Global Initiative Runs October 1-31 in a call for Harmony for Humanity LOS ANGELES, Sept.
HotelPlanner Welcomes the State of Mississippi as its Newest Government Client. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 16, 2014
WJTV News Channel 12 Joins Effort to Promote Defensive Driving Skills, Dangers of Distractions TORRANCE, Calif., Sept.
- Research grants awarded for five out of more than 200 proposals, highlighting continued commitment to multiple sclerosis (MS) ROCKLAND, Mass., Sept.
Grant will fund financial assistance programs for families living with MS MINNEAPOLIS, Sept.
People with multiple sclerosis (MS) lose myelin in the gray matter of their brains and the loss is closely correlated with the severity of the disease, according to a new magnetic resonance imaging
The Delta National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in western Mississippi. It is located in Sharkey County and has an area of 60,898 acres. The forest headquarters are located in Jackson, Mississippi, as are all six National Forest in Mississippi, but there are local ranger district offices found in Rolling Fork. It is one of only six National Forests that are featured entirely within a single county. The Green Ash-Overcup Oak-Sweetgum Research National Areas within the Delta...
The De Soto National Forest is 518,587 acres of pine forest in southern Mississippi. It’s one of the most significant protected areas for the biological diversity of the Gulf Coast ecoregion of North America. It is a nationally significant site for the protection of longleaf pine savannas, pine flatwoods, and longleaf pine forests. More than 90 percent of this ecosystem type has been lost within the United States. The wet pine savannas support uncommon and endangered plant and animal...
Symbol: SPMI9 Group: Moss Family: Sphagnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA N Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Division Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision Musci Class Sphagnopsida – Peat mosses Subclass Sphagnidae Order Sphagnales Family Sphagnaceae Genus Sphagnum L. – sphagnum Species Sphagnum mississippiense R.E....
The Blue sucker, Cycleptus elongatus, is a freshwater species of fish in the sucker family. Huge migrations of these fast, powerful fish once migrated throughout the Mississippi River basin, and spring harvests of blue sucker were a staple food for early pioneers. Blue suckers are quite rare today, mainly due to the segmentation of habitat caused by the thousands of dams that have been built in the last century. Early records indicate that this fish once reached weights of over 40 lb,...
The Pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) is an endangered species of fish that exists in the waters of the Mississippi and Missouri River and numerous tributaries. In 1990, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service placed the species on the endangered species list, as very few young sturgeon had been found in recent years, and also due to the fact that all sightings of the fish had lessened in the preceding decade. The Pallid sturgeon is one of the largest fish found in the Mississippi...
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