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Culture not biology is behind many differences between the sexes - New Scientist


New Scientist
So far, there has been a firmly established “biology is destiny” mantra ringing down through the centuries. It has been a central tenet of traditional evolutionary explanations that differences in behavioural traits between men and women have fixed ...

Time to soil your undies: Understanding soil biology - Defiance Crescent News (subscription)


Defiance Crescent News (subscription)
Knowing how much biological activity is in your soil is an important step to understanding you soil health. One of the latest trends to test for soil biological activity is to use 100 percent cotton briefs. The briefs are buried in the ground and ...

Craving Chocolate to Ease PMS? Blame Society, Not Biology - Health.com


Health.com
It's also not the first research to cast doubt on the idea that cravings, in general, are biological. In 2014, Hormes published a similar study, which found that pregnancy cravings seem to be a largely a cultural phenomenon as well. Last year, she also ...

Sex, Bodies And The Biology Of Understanding - Forbes


Forbes
Male inclinations are no “baser” than those of women; rather, both are based on the complementary exigencies of survival and procreation, and both are comparably servile to the machinations of biology. David L. Katz, MD, MPH - President, American ...

Endangered Przewalski's Horse Dies at Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute - Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (press release)


Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (press release)
Maja, a 13-year-old Przewalski's (cha-VAL-skee) horse, was humanely euthanized at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) Aug. 13, for renal failure. Maja began showing signs of illness Aug. 11 and during the following days stopped eating ...

Flora And Fauna - Plantae

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Bangladesh

Wild Flower About 300,000 wild flower plant species have so far been identified, while tens of thousands more remain undescribed. ...

Plantae
South Africa

Plantae is a specialist nursery dedicated to the growing of orchids and rare & unusual plants. We offer a wide ...

Geum urbanum
United Kingdom

Several photographs of the Wood Avens, also known as Herb Bennet, and a description of the plant.

Phylum Anthocerotophyta
United States

Provides a classification of the hornworts at the rank of genus and above.

Netherlands

Photograph, classification, diagnostic features, habitat and distribution of rampion bellflower.

Moss Bioreactor
Germany

Information on the use of Physcomitrella patens in bioreactors to produce human proteins.

Netherlands

Photograph, classification, diagnostic features, habitat and distribution of upright yellow sorrel.

Ambrosia trifida
United States

Great Ragweed.

Dutch Rush: Equisetum hyemale
United Kingdom

Several photographs of this species and a description of its main features.

Jatropha Seeds
United States

Suppliers and exporters of jatropha curcas seeds from India. Offers guidance on the plantation and tissue culture research.

Australia

General information, distribution and habitat.

Netherlands

Diagnostic features, habitat and distribution of the Indian pea.

Netherlands

Photograph, diagnostic features, habitat and distribution of branched horsetail.

Netherlands

Classification, diagnostic features, habitat and distribution of Algerian ivy.

Asimina triloba
United States

Information on Pawpaws and their cultivation from Purdue University.

Begonia nelumbiifolia
United States

General information and classification.

Avenca - Adiantum capillus-veneris
United States

Database entry contains lists of common names and phytochemicals, and details of ethnobotanical uses.

Asplenium australasicum
United States

Bird's Nest Fern, photo and text from Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodge, Far North Queensland, Australia.

United States

Identification and control of the invasive water plant in Texas.

Festuca of North America
China

Common names of fescue grasses, the place of valid publication of the name, location of type specimens, synonymy, morphology, anatomy, ...

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