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How clever biochemistry is tackling HIV - New Scientist


New Scientist
Some of the first reverse transcriptase inhibitors emerged from collaboration in the early 90s between the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry in Prague, the Rega Institute for Medical Research in Leuven, Belgium, and Gilead Sciences. The ...

'The Food Explorer': The intrepid botanist who brought avocados and more to our shores - USA TODAY


USA TODAY
When the realization sinks in that avocados, hummus, even Egyptian cotton exist in America because of crafty botanical espionage, one naturally questions who's responsible ‚ÄĒ and how he landed the job. The country's first and most prominent plant spy ...

Tom Diggs introduces botany at The Gardens on February 24 - AL.com (blog)


AL.com (blog)
On February 24 from 9-5 p.m., University of North Georgia Assistant Professor Tom Diggs leads 'Introduction to Botany: The Science of Plants,' a core in the Certificate in Native Plant Studies program at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. This class will ...

Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

Pittsburgh - United States

A division of Carnegie Mellon University. Archives, research, art, and information about the institute are included.

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The Center for Phycological Documentation
United States

Information about algae and their taxonomy, including 'The Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean,' and 'The Index Nominum Algarum,' a compendium of circa 200,000 algal names.

Institute of Botanical Training, LLC
United States

Professional Plant Identification Workshops. The Institute of Botanical Training, LLC is an independent organization that provides comprehensive workshops for persons seeking on-the-job plant identification skills. Our classes are especially suited for professionals such as biologists, environmental consultants, foresters and naturalists. However, workshops are open to anyone interested in learning to identify plants. The primary objective of the

Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT)
United States

Herbarium with global influence dedicated to conserving our natural heritage. Houses plant collections of over 500,000 specimens representing the lifetime work of Lloyd Shinners.

Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT)
United States

BRIT where being green is real and every square inch informs and inspires - right up to our spectacular living roof. From Think Block to Archive Block, from eco-friendly gift shop to meeting areas, from diverse family activities to an extensive library, and from our new BRIT SEED School for educators to our herbarium filled with a million plants, come visit our world to discover your world. BRITís mission is to conserve our natural heritage by

Plant Physiology Section of the Botanical Institute at the University of Basel
Switzerland

This sections contains research groups working on: ethylene, mycorrhiza, fructans and other areas.

Thomas Hunt Morgan
Sweden

Features details of the Nobel prize awarded in 1933 for his discoveries concerning the role played by the chromosome in heredity. Includes lecture and biography.

Thomas Hunt Morgan
United States

Features vita, synopsis of work, and references.

The Great Stag Hunt
United States

Provides information on an initiative in the UK to record sightings of stag beetles.

Hunt for the Tasmanian Tiger
United States

Pembroke Secondary College presents Murray McAllister's expeditions into the Eastern part of Victoria, in search of living specimens. Site includes Thylacine information, list of sightings, and web links.

Kids' Cicada Hunt
United States

Designed for families with young children who find cicadas (nymphs, shed skins, or adults) and then search the Web to learn more about them.