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Misunderstanding Wallace on "Intelligent Evolution" - Discovery Institute

Discovery Institute
As Evolution News pointed out here yesterday ("You Can't Ascribe Intelligence to an Unguided Process"), Alfred Russel Wallace never actually used the term "intelligent evolution" himself. Instead, I have used it as an accurate description of his idea ...

Archaeal physiology Bridging the gaps in sulfur reduction -
Marine archaea and bacteria that can carry out dissimilatory reduction of sulfate to sulfide (DSR) have a central role in sulfur cycles. A key step in this pathway is the reduction of a high-energy sulfite intermediate to sulfide, which is mediated by ...

Master gardener to speak on the 'Father of American Botany' at Clinton Library - New Jersey Hills

New Jersey Hills
Bartram was a Pennsylvania farmer during the early 1700s who taught himself botany and explored wilderness areas from Lake Ontario to Florida, seeding plants native to the then new colonies. Bartram's endeavors led to a transformation of English ...

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.