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Researchers Have Developed New Quantitative Method Of Identifying Pollen Grains
2013-10-07 13:10:51

University of Illinois Since the invention of the earliest light microscopes, the classification and identification of pollen and spores has been a highly subjective venture for those who use these tiny particles to study vegetation in their field, palynology. However, according to the lead author of the study, Luke Mander, a former postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory of Illinois professor of plant biology Surangi Punyasena, the limitations imposed by these descriptive rather than...

Flowering Plants Evolved 100 Million Years Earlier Than Believed
2013-10-02 07:55:56

Researchers from the University of Zurich in Switzerland have uncovered evidence suggesting flowering plants evolved 100 million years earlier than previously believed, according to new research appearing in the open-access journal Frontiers in Plant Science.

Worst Cities For Allergies 2013
2013-09-18 12:46:54

From Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Dayton, Ohio – the Midwest appears to be the worst place for fall allergies this year, according to a new list from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA).

2013-09-11 23:22:35

Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C. wants to share some tips on how to manage your fall allergies this season.

2013-08-13 23:02:42

Akron General's Chief of Allergy Bela Faltay, MD, is available to provide practical coping tips.

2013-07-25 23:26:11

In the July 2013 issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Dr.

2013-06-06 23:00:28

Luxury Bath’s bathroom showers can help with the outbreak of bad allergies this spring.

2013-04-30 10:32:23

Sperm cell release can be triggered by tightening the grip around the delivery organ.


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2005-06-08 20:47:33

Iris is a genus of flowering plants with showy flowers ranging in color from gold, copper-red or yellow to white, blue, blue-violet, lavender, tan, maroon and purple. Pink and apricot colored irises have also been bred in some species. The name "Iris" can be applied to the genus or to any of the species within it. It is also applied to various subdivisions within the genus. Description There are many species of iris widely distributed throughout the northern temperate zone. Their...

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Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.