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Book tells story 'most famous man most of us have never heard of' - 90.5 WESA


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She decided she wanted to learn more about him and the many legacies he left behind. That interest turned into a book she wrote that was recently published: “American Eden: David Hosack, Botany and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic.” So who ...

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Invests in System to Recycle a Precious Resource, Helium - University of Arkansas Newswire


University of Arkansas Newswire
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences recently installed a liquid helium recovery system. Wesley Stites, the department's chair, said the investment for the system cost about $250,000, but ...

Solar-Powered Slugs Hide Wild Secrets—But They're Vanishing - National Geographic


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Debashi Bhattacharya, a researcher at Rutgers University, led a recent study in Molecular Biology and Evolution showing that the animals express genes that tamp down their immune system when they take in the chloroplasts, and increase the activity of ...

On-Line Biology Book: The Integumentary System

Tempe - United States

Offers an introduction to the skin's follicles and glands and sensory reception as well as its selective permeability.

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On-Line Biology Book: The Circulatory System
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Explanation of human and animal systems.

On-Line Biology Book: The Endocrine System
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Looks at the system's evolution, feedback mechanism, and other chemical messengers.

On-Line Biology Book: The Excretory System
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Description and diagrams.

On-Line Biology Book: The Nervous System
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Describes the peripheral, somatic, autonomic, and central nervous systems.

On-Line Biology Book: The Respiratory System
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Introduction to gas exchange, respiratory surfaces, methods of respiration, and other functions.

On-Line Biology Book: The Digestive System
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Covers the stages in the digestive process, regulation of appetite, and the system's components.

On-Line Biology Book: The Reproductive System
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Covers human reproduction and development.

On-Line Biology Book: Lymphatic System and Immunity
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Describes the system's fuctions which include the absorbtion of excess fluid and its return to the blood stream, absorption of fat, and the immune system function.

On-Line Biology Book: Photosynthesis
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Includes illustrated information on the nature of light, the chemistry of chlorophyll, the carbon cycle, and more.

On-Line Biology Book: Muscular and Skeletal Systems
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Addresses the functions of muscles and bones, bone growth, joints, and the two systems interactions.