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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 ...
EurekAlert (press release)
National Geographic

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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Photographs and information about many species of grape hyacinth. Includes an overview of the taxonomy of the genus.

Allium cernuum

Photographs of nodding onion plants and flowers.

United States

Offers general information, classification and historical data.

Cladium jamaicense
United States

Ecological profile, technical description, bibliography and extensive information on the relation of fire to this species, also called "sawgrass." From ...

Ricinus communis
United States

Photographs and information on the castor bean.

United States

Physical features, range, and dendrochronology of the Mexican Cypress. Includes taxonomic notes and photos.


Botanical description of this family of plants and shrubs, now classified as Apiaceae, with illustrations and technical drawings of a ...


Photographs, diagnostic features, habitat and distribution of golden Alison.

United States

Several photographs of this species.

South Africa

Photographs and information on this semi-desert species, its biology and cultivation.

United Kingdom

A genus of four species with a circum-Antarctic distribution, extending into the mountainous tropics. Description of C. nitens and its ...

The Platycerium Site
South Africa

Images of many species and cultivation notes.

United States

Photos of Anubias nana and information pertaining to use in aquaria.

Echinocereus triglochidiatus
United States

Photographs and description of the Hedgehog or Claret Cup Cactus and information on its habitat and range.

Physalis heterophylla: Clammy Groundcherry
United States

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

Pinus strobiformis
United States

Includes distribution and occurrence, botanical and ecological characteristics, value and use, and fire ecology.

Quercus kelloggii
United States

Distribution and occurrence, value and use, characteristics, and fire ecology.

Pachypodium lamerei
United States

General information and classification.


Photograph, diagnostic features, habitat and distribution of sweet chestnut.


Diagnostic features, habitat and distribution of Algerian oak.

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