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Beloved Texas A&M-University Corpus Christi biology professor, Wes Tunnell, dies - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The scientific community is mourning the death of John “Wes” Tunnell, a marine ecologist and biologist, historian, author and early orchestrator of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Tunnell ...

New scholarship open to marine biology, environmental students - The Guam Daily Post

The Guam Daily Post
Students pursuing a career in marine biology or environmental science can apply for the More Like Jimmy Scholarship, which will award up to $4,000 per year, per student. An anonymous donor has pledged to award up to $10,000 in total awards each year, ...

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Origami-inspired device helps marine biologists study octopuses and jellyfish - Science Daily

Science Daily
Scientists have tried to find the safest and most effective ways to explore marine life in the oceanic water, the largest and least explored environment on Earth, for years. Each time, they were faced with the same challenge: How to capture delicate or ...
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Selenium cysteine and epileptic seizures -
In 1822, the French Egyptologist Jean-François Champollion announced the complete deciphering of the hieroglyphs carved around 200 bc into a block of granodiorite, the so-called Rosetta stone. This was an impressive intellectual achievement, as it ...

Flora And Fauna - Plantae

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United States

Photographs of several species in this genus from the International Bulb Society.

Mertensia virginica: Virginia Bluebells or Virginia Cowslip
United States

Several photographs of this plant.

United States

Information from Wikiperia on this genus of rattan palms.

Sparganium angustifolium
United Kingdom

Several photographs of Floating Bur-reed and its flowers, and a description of the plant.

Larix decidua (European Larch)

Details the physical characteristics of this species, including form, summer and autumn foliage, flowers, fruit, and bark. Describes habitat and ...

West African Plants

A photo guide and identification tool for vascular plants of West Africa with an easy to use multi-entry key of ...

Cissus sicyoides
United Kingdom

Description of this climbing plant and photographs of foliage and fruit.

United Kingdom

Plants for a Future: description, botanic details, cultivation, uses, range.


Photographs, diagnostic features, habitat and distribution of rock sea-lavender and its subspecies.

United Kingdom

The characteristics of this family, formerly known as the Umbelliferae, which includes nearly 3000 species.

Scirpus setaceus
United Kingdom

Two photographs of Bristle Clubrush and a description.

Kleinia articulata
United States

General information and classification.

Watershield: Brasenia schreberi
United States

Photographs of this aquatic perennial plant with its description and identifying characteristics.

United States

Species summary from the USDA Forest Service.


Photograph, classification, diagnostic features, habitat and distribution of small toadflax.

Monograph of Octoknema
United Kingdom

Photograph of a shoot of Octoknema genovefae and information on the genus.

Quercus virginiana (Live Oak)
United States

Physical characteristics of leaf, flower, fruit, twig, and bark. Provides images.

Coreopsis Beggarticks: Bidens polylepis
United States

Photographs of varying stages in the growth of this annual plant, with its description and identifying characteristics.

Botrychium lunaria: Moonwort
United Kingdom

A number of photographs of fertile spikes and fronds of this species, and its identifying features.

United Kingdom

Information on this species, the False Toadflax, its physical characteristics, habitat and uses.

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