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Bahamas trip excites North Central students about marine dream jobs - Chicago Daily Herald

Chicago Daily Herald
Thrun has one more year left at North Central to get a degree in biology before pursuing graduate studies in marine biology. Williams started her graduate studies through Miami University in Ohio and the Chicago Zoological Society on May 26 -- the day ...

NEA leads $44M round to get Stanford neurodegenerative spinout Annexon into the clinic - FierceBiotech

Founded in 2011, Annexon is based on research on the role of the classical complement pathway in the central nervous system out of the lab of co-founder Dr. Ben Barres, who is Chair of Neurobiology at Stanford University. The initial research ...
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World of botany abuzz as ultra rare orchid takes root on Islington council rooftop - Evening Standard

Evening Standard
An extremely rare orchid has amazed botanists and environmentalists by taking root in central London for the first time – on the roof of a council rubbish dump. The green-winged orchid, which has purple flowers despite its name, was discovered on the ...

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.