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Evolution's Iron Curtain - Discovery Institute

Discovery Institute
It also strikes me that it's one thing to speculate about whether conservatives in academia can safely "come out," but another class of scholars -- evolution skeptics -- are far more constrained and threatened. They have much more reason to be afraid ...

Albany Med Prize winners feted for findings related to Alzheimer's, cancer - Albany Times Union

Albany Times Union
F. Ulrich Hartl, M.D., left,Managing Director, Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany and Arthur L. Horwich, M.D., Sterling Professor of Genetics and Pediatrics and Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University ...

Bioblitz a fun way to catalogue biodiversity - Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Star Herald
Members of the public and students from Chadron State College will work together with natural resources experts to identify as many plants and animals as possible within a 24-hour period. Everyone involved with the event will learn about 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.