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2011-06-23 11:25:00

LONDON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PruHealth customers can now collect up to 200 Nectar points and 10 Vitality points each week when buying GBP20 worth of healthy foods* during the weekly shop at Sainsbury's, under PruHealth's new and exclusive partnership with Nectar, the largest loyalty programme in the UK. Enhancing PruHealth's existing partnership with Sainsbury's**, the innovative insurer that rewards healthy behaviour has become Nectar's exclusive healthcare...

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2010-12-21 11:08:09

Honeybees can learn to avoid nectar containing natural plant toxins but will eat it when there is no alternative, scientists at Newcastle University have found.

2010-11-16 19:15:44

Long-nosed Cape rock elephant-shrews are fond of sticky treats.

2010-09-27 17:25:27

Flowering plants produce nectar to attract insect pollinators.

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2010-03-29 09:22:15

Jasmonic acid triggers nectar accumulation in rapeseed flowers.

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2010-02-10 14:19:07

Bees prefer nectar with small amounts of nicotine and caffeine over nectar that does not comprise these substances at all.

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2010-01-28 09:15:00

A group of researchers at the Department of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology and the Department of Science Education at the University of Haifa-Oranim speculate that the toxin called amygdalin that is found in almond tree nectar is in fact an evolutionary development intended to give that tree an advantage over others in its surroundings.

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2010-01-21 15:14:31

Messenger molecule in oral secretions of herbivorous insects changes flower opening time of their host plants: Hummingbirds take over role as pollinators from moths.

2009-12-10 12:42:00

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2009-10-26 17:14:00

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2009-02-16 18:16:45

The Kinkajou (Potos flavus), also known as the Honey Bear, is a species of mammal found in the rainforests of Central and South America. It is the only member of the family genus Potos. It is related to the olingo, ringtail, cacomistle, raccoon, and coati. These animals are sometimes mistaken for ferrets or monkeys, but are not related. The name Honey Bear is derived from the fact that in captivity it will eat honey, however, in the wild it has never been observed to do so. An adult...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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