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Beloved Texas A&M-University Corpus Christi biology professor, Wes Tunnell, dies - Corpus Christi Caller-Times


Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The scientific community is mourning the death of John “Wes” Tunnell, a marine ecologist and biologist, historian, author and early orchestrator of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Tunnell ...

New scholarship open to marine biology, environmental students - The Guam Daily Post


The Guam Daily Post
Students pursuing a career in marine biology or environmental science can apply for the More Like Jimmy Scholarship, which will award up to $4,000 per year, per student. An anonymous donor has pledged to award up to $10,000 in total awards each year, ...

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Origami-inspired device helps marine biologists study octopuses and jellyfish - Science Daily


Science Daily
Scientists have tried to find the safest and most effective ways to explore marine life in the oceanic water, the largest and least explored environment on Earth, for years. Each time, they were faced with the same challenge: How to capture delicate or ...
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Selenium cysteine and epileptic seizures - Nature.com


Nature.com
In 1822, the French Egyptologist Jean-François Champollion announced the complete deciphering of the hieroglyphs carved around 200 bc into a block of granodiorite, the so-called Rosetta stone. This was an impressive intellectual achievement, as it ...

Botany - Ethnobotany

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Society of Ethnobiology
United States

A nonprofit professional organization dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of the relationships of plants and animals with human cultures worldwide.

Society for Economic Botany
United States

Fosters scientific research, education, and related activities on the past, present, and future uses of plants, and the relationship between ...

United States

Describes current research, including ethnobotany, medicinal botany, traditional uses of plants, and bioprospecting. Also: research policy, discoveries, DNA-banking, Chatham Fellowship, ...

Quanah Parker/Peyote
United States

Brief history of Parker's role in the spread of Christian peyotism. Includes plant description and recommended reading list.

Plant Interactions
United Kingdom

A scientific resource for information on biodiversity, conservation, plant utilization, indigenous knowledge systems and culture.

Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases
United States

Search plants by chemical, activity or ethnobotanical use. Includes list of browsable databases and rainforest information.

Patalkot
United States

The ethnobotanical work of Dr. Deepak Acharya, including full text of papers and pictures of Patalkot valley, India.

Native American Herbal, Plant Knowledge
United States

Describes healing plants used by northern Plains Indians, including photos. Also contains links to databases, books, and teacher resources.

Mongabay Ethnobotany Blog
United States

A news blog on ethnobotany from an environmental science and conservation news site.

United States

Describes both food and medicinal uses of plants, listed alphabetically by scientific name.

Medicinal plants
United States

Provides photographs and descriptions of a range of plants believed to have medicinal properties. Almost all our present medicines are ...

A Library of Western Amazonia Ethnobotany, Shamanism and Ayahuasca
United States

A variety of articles exploring ethnobotany and shamanic healing practices in western Amazonia.

Machiguenga
United States

An ethnobotanical study of eastern Peru.

United States

Houses collections of domesticated plants from around the world as well as specimens recovered from archaeological sites. Laboratory reports available ...

Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine
United Kingdom

An open access, online journal of ethnosciences. Includes topics in medicinal and cultural uses of plants.

The Hidden Gifts of Nature by Sigrid Leger
Germany

Description of plant usage by the San people in West Bushmanland (Namibia) for food, medicine, tools, and decoration.

Hawaiian Ethnobotany Online Database
United States

A database of plants traditionally used in Hawaiian culture, with specific information on medicinal and non-medicinal uses. Listed by Hawaiian ...

Ethno-Mycology of the World
United States

Provides an overview of fungi and includes information on their use as tools, for food and in medicine and their ...

Flora Ontario Integrated Botanical Information System
Canada

FOIBIS is a searchable database of more than 4700 species, including vascular plants, bryophytes and lichens. It includes information on ...

Ethnomedicinals for Research and Development
United States

Information on the use of herbs and other natural products in biochemistry, pharmacology, and traditional medicine.

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