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The convergent evolution of modern defenses and what it means for Missouri - Rock M Nation (blog)


Rock M Nation (blog)
We can visualize this evolution first by imagining a 2-gap 3-4 team predetermining which gap they'll occupy (in this case, the strong side of the formation), then sliding over to be shaded on the outside shoulder of OL or TE to the inside of that gap ...

Study Shows Pulling Forces Drive Changes in Cell Shape - Scicasts (press release) (blog)


Scicasts (press release) (blog)
During development of an embryo, cells assemble to form tissues and organs. This requires cells to grow, divide, and occasionally undergo programmed death. However, a common property observed in many of these biological processes is cell deformation, ...

Elongation by contraction: Pulling forces drive changes in cell shape - Science Daily


Science Daily
During development of an embryo, cells assemble to form tissues and organs. This requires cells to grow, divide, and occasionally undergo programmed death. However, a common property observed in many of these biological processes is cell deformation, ...

Common Missouri Spiders

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Descriptions and pictures of spiders indigenous to Missouri, USA.

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

Common Spiders Found Around Homes and Buildings
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Features common Kentucky spiders and provdes information about the differnt spider types.

Palystes: Rain Spiders, Lizard-eating Spiders
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Photographs and information on South African species in this genus.

Black Widow Spiders and Other Spiders of Medical Importance
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Brief information on the black widow and brown recluse; links to related web sites.

Latrodectus: Button Spiders, Widow Spiders
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Close-up View of Common Knotweed, Common Lamb's-quarters and Sheep Sorrel
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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
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Photographs and information on South African species from the Biodiversity Explorer.

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

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