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GILZ: a new link between the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis and ... -
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a common autoimmune inflammatory condition, which affects approximately 1% of the population.1 Although the evolution of biological disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs has dramatically improved the treatment of RA in ...

Late Night Musings on the Origin of Life - h+ Magazine

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In the early days of biochemistry, it was common to assume that this first step with self-replicating organic molecules must be easy. In 1953, Stanley Miller and Harold Urey passed sparks through a tank of water, ammonia and methane, simulating the ...

Protein evolution follows a modular principle - Phys.Org

However, analyses of their amino acid sequences as well as a recently identified intermediate form (centre) have revealed similarities that suggest a common evolutionary origin. Credit: MPI for Developmental Biology /B. Höcker. Proteins impart shape ...

Common Missouri Wasps and Bees

Monett - United States

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

Bees and Wasps
United States

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

Hymenoptera: Ants, Bees and Wasps

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

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

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.