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Weight Of Evidence: How To Make Sense Of Reports On Toxicology And ... - Science 2.0


Science 2.0
Emeritus Keith Solomon, School of Environmental Sciences, and colleagues co-authored a paper on the topic published recently in the journal Critical Reviews in Toxicology. The paper describes the use of their approach to look at atrazine, a common ...

Flora and Fauna: Mallard - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle


The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
The mallard is common and widespread throughout Montana and is one of the most frequently seen duck species in North America. Large numbers of mallards congregate on ponds throughout the Gallatin Valley, but also appear on large rivers and small ...

Physiology underpins notion that colds are caught more readily in cool weather - The Pharmaceutical Journal


The Pharmaceutical Journal
The popular but contested notion that people are more likely to catch a cold in cool weather appears to be grounded in physiology. It is already known that most strains of rhinovirus (RV) — the common cold virus — replicate better at the cooler ...

Common Missouri Wasps and Bees

Monett - United States

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

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Bees and Wasps
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Covers bees, wasps, yellow jackets, and hornets. Includes information on species background and pesticide application.

Hymenoptera: Ants, Bees and Wasps
Australia

The characteristics of these insects, their life cycle, feeding and habitat, with illustrations.

United Kingdom

Status and conservation of 24 species.

United States

National society dedicated to studying and recording these insects, order Hymenoptera, in the UK and Ireland. Provides information on the society and its activities, with a photograph gallery.

Sawflies, Wasps, Bees and Ants: Order Hymenoptera
Australia

Photographs and information on the species found in the Brisbane area, Australia.

Common Missouri Spiders
United States

Descriptions and pictures of spiders indigenous to Missouri, USA.

Family Vespidae: Paper Wasps and Potter Wasps
Australia

Photographs and information about some species found in the Brisbane area of Queensland, Australia.

Paper Wasps, Yellowjackets and other Stinging Wasps
United States

Illustrated article on the different groups of wasps, their avoidance and control, and the medical importance of stings and their treatment. [PDF]

Solitary Bees: An Addition to Honey Bees
United States

Articles on solitary bees in North America and how to raise and use them.

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.