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Darwin and DNA: How genetics spurred the evolution of a theory - New Scientist


New Scientist
Our understanding of evolution today stems from the combination of two very different ideas. One came from a monk who studied pea plants in a Moravian monastery in the 1850s. The other came from a Victorian gentleman who spent five years as a ...

St. Joe's and FINS centennial celebrations - Long Island Advance (subscription)


Long Island Advance (subscription)
Native plants and animals that form the ecosystem on Fire Island and Long Island will be discussed by St. Joseph's College marine biologist Dr. Konstantine Rountos, one of three professors who will preside at Watch Hill on Sunday, Aug. 28. The ferry ...

Molecular signature shows plants are adapting to increasing atmospheric CO2 - Science Daily


Science Daily
The research, published in the journal Global Change Biology, provides insight into the long-term impacts of rising CO2 and the implications for global food security and nature conservation. Lead author Professor Gail Taylor, from Biological Sciences ...

Carnivorous Plants/Insectivorous Plants

Santa Barbara - United States

Features colorful fact sheets from the Botanical Society of America. Learn about carnivorous plant species bizarre adaptations to low-nutrient environments and thier various stratiges for capturing thier incet prey.

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United States

Rainbow Plant, Australian Pitcher Plant, Cobra Lilly, Venus Flytrap, Sundews, Tropical Pitcher Plants, Butterworts, Trumpet Pitcher Plants species descriptions and cultivation guide.

Carnivorous Plants and their Habitats
Germany

List of the 86 species of Nepenthes, with photos of many wild plants.

Carnivorous Plants and Their Habitats
Germany

Find photographs of carnivorous plant species in their natural habitats.

United States

Contains information about growing carnivorous plants, as well as scientific names, guides to propagation, artificial bogs, and terrariums.

Waltraud's Carnivorous Plants Homepage
Germany

Nutrient acquisition by different species of carnivorous plants.

United States

Information on the Sundews and Pitcher Plants that grow in the wet tropics of Australia.

United States

Find online news, articles, and plant information, along with interactive discussion forums dedicated to the carnivorous plants of Western Australia.

Medicinal plants
United States

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

Australia

Detail on the Australian plant physiology textbook.

Plants-In-Motion
United States

Well-executed, time-lapse, QuickTime movies of plant growth and development - from Indiana Univ.