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Mini museum offers look into marine biology - News 12 Brooklyn - News 12 Brooklyn


News 12 Brooklyn
A miniature museum inside of a New York City hospital is capturing the minds of many who would not expect it to be there.

Free for All: The Five Best Free Events This Week - Westword


Westword
Spend the Centennial State's 142nd anniversary at Barr Lake State Park, admiring the flora and fauna at the Colorado Day BioBlitz. Presented in coordination with Anythink Libraries' Backyard Wilderness exhibition at Wright Farms, as BioBlitz you can ...

Botanist's Oasis: Five Petal Farm transforms North Liberty backyard into flower-based small business - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines


The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
NORTH LIBERTY — Jennifer Hobbs loves flowers, on a microscopic level. Where others just see petals and stems and leaves, she sees the cellular structure that makes those petals and stems and leaves grows the way they do. She can tell a mint plant just ...

A Backyard Mini-project: Airborne Fungi

Sunnyvale - United States

Article by Bill Dembowski on culturing microorganisms, with photographs of the resulting moulds on the culture medium and under the microscope.

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Flickr: Airborne Cats
United States

Photographs of cats in various states of flight.

Mini Pigs
Cayman Islands

Dedicated to the rescue of abused, abandoned, and neglected miniature pigs.

Cognitive Architecture of a Mini-brain: The Honeybee
United States

Abstract of an article by Randolf Menzel and Martin Giurfa examining the extent to which adaptive behaviour in honeybees exceeds elementary forms of learning, and identifying the neural mechanisms involved. [PDF]

Matt Chamberlain's Mini Reef Tank
United States

Details an experience with a mini reef environment.

Backyard Snakes
United States

Introduction to snake life in an average North American backyard. Sections on classification, snake adaptations, identification tips, and venomous species.

What Is a Backyard Breeder?
United States

Describes backyard breeders as individuals who keep a number of dogs and either breed them deliberately or just let them breed with no understanding of or concern about the breed standard, socializing dogs, or maintaining their health.

United States

Allows users from around the world to upload photos, drawings, and descriptions of the natural surroundings where they live, their "backyard."

Mycorrhiza - Backyard Nature
Canada

The word "mycorrhiza" is built from classical Greek roots. Myco means "fungus" and rhiza means "root," so the word mycorrhiza literally means "fungus-root." When the hyphae of certain fungi form specialized sheaths around the roots of certain plants, that fungal root-coating is the mycorrhiza.

Hunting for 'Bears' in the Backyard
United States

Illustrated method for finding terrestrial tardigrades, an article from the Microscopy UK web magazine.

Moths in a Connecticut Backyard
United States

Photos of and comments on some of the moths showing up in John Himmelman's yard throughout the seasons, including Eyed Baileya, Lettered Sphinx, and Eastern Tent Caterpillars.