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CWU | Lessons from the Zombie Brain - Central Washington University

Central Washington University
Psychology professor Ralf Greenwald, will give his annual Zombie Brain lecture this year on October 27 at 5:00 p.m. in Hertz 100. Greenwald uses examples of ...

Teaching evolution in the South: an educator on the “war for science literacy" - Vox

Teaching science, evolution in particular, can be a thankless job in this part of the country. In some communities, you're colliding with a culture and a worldview that is both central to the identity of people and deeply threatened by scientific ...

Measuring the Forces of Biology - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Biology, at the nitty-gritty level of motor proteins, DNA, and microtubules, takes its cue from physics. Consider, for example, the mitosis stage of cell division: two identical sets of DNA from the parent cell must be perfectly divided and separated ...

Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP)

Bombay - India

CSIR laboratory in Lucknow, India, enganged in research of medicinal and aromatic plants and natural sources. Site features the patent portfolio available for licensing, its publications, and the National Gene Bank for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (NGBMAP) of India.

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    Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP)

Central Africa Medicinal Plants Database

A searchable and browsable medicinal plant database for uses of traditional veterinarian and human medicines in Africa.

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.

Central Washington Native Plants
United States

Includes photographs of both endemic and cordilleran species.

Vascular Plants of North Central Florida
United States

Checklist of plants, subdivided by form, with common names.

Central Plantation Crops Research Institute
United States

Library and Bioinformatics Centre, with databases on the biotechnological aspects of coconut, cocoa and arecanut. Provides career opportunities, staff profiles and mission statement.

Jane Goodall Institute: Chimpanzee Central
United States

Chimpanzee biology, habitat, physical characteristics, social organizations and communication.

Rhus aromatica: Aromatic Sumac
United States

Photograph and description of this sprawling shrub with information on its habitat and range.

Medicinal Mushrooms
United States

Devoted to presenting accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive information about the chemistry, biochemistry and pharmacology of medicinal mushrooms and the bioactive compounds they contain.

Medicinal Herb Garden
United States

Features indices by botanical and common names, close-up photos of the plants, and views of the garden.

United Kingdom

Describes the possible medicinal effects of Fucus including its use as an antioxidant, for thyroid problems and for obesity.