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Scientists Find New Clues to Weight Loss - Laboratory Equipment

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“We have made great strides in understanding obesity in recent years,” said senior author David Mangelsdorf, Chairman of Pharmacology, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. “What this research shows is that the central nervous system must be ...
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Climate Change Is Shrinking Italian Mountain Goats - TakePart

The research was published in Frontiers in Zoology. Chamois are goat-like animals that are hunted for their meat, horns, and chamois leather across the central Italian Alps region every year between mid-September and late-December. When a hunter shoots ...
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Minister says gov't to decide on Institute of Immunology at next session -
Economy Minister Ivan Vrdoljak said on Thursday that at its next session the government would make a decision that would define the further course of a process to select a strategic partner for the privatisation of the Institute of Immunology and solve ...

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.