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Gene doubling shapes the world: Instant speciation, biodiversity, and the root ... - Phys.Org

Phys.Org
What do seedless watermelon, salmon, and strawberries all have in common? Unlike most eukaryotic multicellular organisms that have two sets of chromosomes and are diploid, these organisms are all polyploid, meaning they have three or more sets of ...

From doctor to teacher, William Legg is still a healer at 93 - Kansas City Star

Kansas City Star
He was there for 20 months and was discharged in 1945, after the war had ended. He returned to the states and finished his undergraduate degree, majoring in chemistry and zoology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Then it was on to medical school.

The Neck II: Common problems - The Southern

The Southern
Editor's Note: This is part of a continuing series of articles on our bodies, how they function, possible problems and solutions.Go to thesouthern.com/lifestyles/mindbody to read previous articles. The mechanism for channeling food into the esophagus ...

Common Missouri Spiders

Monett - United States

Descriptions and pictures of spiders indigenous to Missouri, USA.

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Common Missouri Wasps and Bees
United States

This site offers lots of detailed information on wasps and bees, particularly those found in Missouri.

Common Spiders in Japan
Japan

Line drawings, photos, and notes by Mikio Sekine. Also short articles on various insects.

Common Spiders Found Around Homes and Buildings
United States

Features common Kentucky spiders and provdes information about the differnt spider types.

Palystes: Rain Spiders, Lizard-eating Spiders
South Africa

Photographs and information on South African species in this genus.

Black Widow Spiders and Other Spiders of Medical Importance
United States

Brief information on the black widow and brown recluse; links to related web sites.

Latrodectus: Button Spiders, Widow Spiders
South Africa

Photographs and information on South African species in this genus.

Close-up View of Common Knotweed, Common Lamb's-quarters and Sheep Sorrel
United States

Photographic study by Brian Johnston of these three species, Polygonum arenastrum, Chenopodium album and Rumex acetosella.

Sicarius: Six-eyed Crab Spiders, Six-eyed Sand Spiders
South Africa

Photographs and information on South African species from the Biodiversity Explorer.

United States

Collection of news stories and photos about mountain lions in Missouri and adjacent states.

United States

Offers photos and descriptions of many of the state's beautiful wildflowers, sorted by color and scientific name.