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Common Meds May Help Spur Antibiotic Resistance - WebMD

FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- More than one-quarter of non-antibiotic medicines inhibit the growth of bacteria in the human gut and may contribute to antibiotic resistance, new research suggests. Many species of bacteria live in the human ...

Many non-antibiotic drugs can alter gut bacteria - Medical News Today

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In a paper now published in the journal Nature, researchers at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, report that not only can many common non-antibiotic drugs alter gut bacteria, but they can also — like antibiotics ...

Scientists Made a New Life Form to Learn About The Common Ancestor of All Living Things - ScienceAlert

In an epic feat of molecular biology prowess, the team has reverse-engineered a microbe that shares the features of both a bacterium and an archaeon, and therefore could feasibly have some LUCA-like characteristics. The thing is, bacteria and archaea ...

Dictionary of Common (Vernacular) Names

Vienna - Austria

The website is a dictionary of common names of animals, plants and other organisms. The main principle of including a name is "as used". Search any name in any language, and in any script.

Australian Insects Common Names

List of standard common and scientific names with distribution maps, images, and notes.

Australian Insects Common Names

Online taxonomy database, based on the CSIRO Handbook of Australian Insect Names, featuring common and scientific nomenclature, distribution maps, and images of insects found in Australian territories.

United States

Searchable database of the official names adopted for use by the American Phytopathological Society in its publications. Includes diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, nematodes, phytoplasmas, virus (and virus-like), and miscellaneous diseases/disorders.

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.

Ecology Dictionary
United States

Provides definitions of words used in the study of ecology to enable people to better understand discussions on environmental subjects.

United States

Defines terms used in the study of fishes and fisheries.

Tico Ethnobotanical Dictionary
United States

Alphabetical listing by scientific name. Includes brief descriptions of usage and identifies cultures in which each plant is of interest.

United Kingdom

An excellent source of basic information for beginning and intermediate-level students.

Australian Herpetology Dictionary

Repository of information on herpetofauna and ongoing herpetological research from James Cook University in Australia.

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets
United States

Glossary of Latin terms used in species names, from abbreviatulus to yunnanensis.