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A mathematical view on cell packing - MIT News


MIT News
In a paper entitled “Entropic effects in cell lineage tree packings,” published this month in Nature Physics, the team reports direct experimental observations and mathematical modeling of cell packings in convex enclosures, a biological packing ...

In pictures: flora and fauna of Socotra - BBC News


BBC News
The BBC's Frank Gardener visits the island chain of Socotra, famed for plants and animals found nowhere else on the planet. Tree in Socotra Frank Gardner / BBC. Socotra's unique flora has been attracting botanists since the 19th century and, more ...

Workshop on 'Role of Birds in Forest Ecology' held - Daily Excelsior


Daily Excelsior
Excelsior Correspondent. JAMMU, July 21: In connection with ongoing tree planting season and celebration of Vanmahotsava, Department of Ecology, Environment and Remote Sensing in collaboration with J&K Forest Department here today organised a ...

Phil's Tree Pages

Provo - United States

Photo-rich pages introducing over 300 species of tree that can be found growing in the UK, with a special focus on the trees of Cambridge.

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Phil's Orchid Page
New Zealand

Includes Capital City Orchid Society information, plus cultural articles on cymbidiums and other main orchid genera, and photos.

Woodlice Pages
United States

The structure, adaptations and behaviour of woodlice. Including photographs, experiment ideas and woodlouse oddities. Porcellio scaber is the species used in our studies.

Hyena Pages
United States

Facts and photos of spotted and brown hyenas, and aardwolves. Also features information about evolution and folklore.

Brief description, photographs and resources.

The Cycad Pages
Australia

Extensive botanical database on the known cycads, including identification and classification, ecology and conservation, cycad evolution and the fossil record, geography and distribution, and horticultural information.

The Crypts Pages
Netherlands

Plenty of information on the botany, habitats, cultivation and taxonomy of plants of this genus.

Stanhopea Pages
United States

Nina Rach's site with listings of all species, RHS-registered hybrids, published literature, awards, and photos of more than 30 different species and hybrids.

Sobralia Pages
United States

Devoted to the tropical orchid genus, Sobralia, native to Central and South America. Includes taxonomy, images, culture, AOS awards, and plant sources.

Ginkgo Pages
Netherlands

Includes history, propagation, and usage of ginkgo biloba.

Agave Pages
United Kingdom

Enthusiast's site features articles on the plants and their nomenclature, a large picture gallery, and a list of agaves suitable for outdoor cultivation in Europe.