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Study: Lavender and Tea Tree Oils Contain Hormone-Disrupting Components -
... public should be aware of these findings and consider all evidence before deciding to use essential oils.” Ramsey and his team reported their results March 19 at ENDO 2018, the Endocrine Society's 100th annual meeting in Chicago. _____. J. Tyler ...

Global biodiversity 'crisis' to be assessed at major summit ... - Jakarta Post

Jakarta Post
A file photo taken on August 4, 2016 shows an orphan orangutan baby playing in a tree during 'jungle school' at the International Animal Rescue center outside the city of Ketapang in West Kalimantan. Earth is enduring a mass species extinction ...
Pakistan Today

Rutgers citizen-scientists set out on a 'Bioblitz': BTN LiveBIG - Big Ten Network

Big Ten Network
Walk the length of New Jersey, from High Point State Park to Cape May, through some of the most awe-inspiring natural beauty the Eastern Seaboard has to offer, and you'll encounter a vast array of flora and fauna. From black bears (be careful) to Pine ...

(Re)constructing a fundamental cellular structure: The stacked Golgi apparatus - BMC Blogs Network (blog)

BMC Blogs Network (blog)
To investigate the different stacked and unstacked Golgi structures in eukaryotes, we took an evolutionary approach, as described in our recent BMC Biology article. Genomic sequence data already available from organisms across the tree of eukaryotic ...

GAD's park proposal presents tree-like forms which adapt to new york's urban setting - Designboom

the 'park avenue park' proposal calls for the creation of a new natural landscape for park avenue in new york city based on the topographical and ecological features of a savanna. GAD's design is based on the implementation of a biophilic architecture ...

The Most Comprehensive Map Of Butterfly Evolution Ever - Co.Design (blog)

Co.Design (blog)
You are looking at the most complete map of butterflies ever made, a graphic that traces the species' evolutionary tree back 120 million years. In total, researchers classified 207 species, after analyzing 352 genetic markers. It's a fascinating time ...

Overlooked cell key player in preventing age-related vision loss ... - Science Daily

Science Daily
Researchers have pinpointed a new therapeutic target for macular degeneration, an eye disease that affects over 10 million Americans and is the leading cause of blindness in adults over 60. The findings show that tree-shaped retinal cells called Müller ...
Medical Xpress

Pine Tree Taxonomy

Pinus strobus (White Pine)
United States

Describes leaves, cones, and bark. Provides facts about height, diameter, and longevity. Includes photo and illustrations.

Pinus resinosa (Red Pine)
United States

Photos and facts about this species' native range, branching characteristics, height, diameter, and longevity.

United States

Provides forest genetic services to the national forests and cooperators in Oregon and Washington. Includes an overview of services, center ...

Tree Identification Expert
United States

Offers software which identifies northern forest trees. Includes details of the trees covered and an FAQ.

United States

taxonomy: Organisms are classified in a hierarchical tree structure. Our taxonomy database contains every node (taxon) of the tree. UniProtKB ...

United States

Compendium of research papers describing the characteristics and distribution of important broadleaf and coniferous forest trees of the United States ...

The Ancient Bristlecone Pine
United States

Dedicated to the oldest-known living tree, growing in the White Mountains in east central California. Information about the location, dendrochronology, ...

Araucaria angustifolia
United States

Physical features, habitat, and classification of this species, commonly known as the Paranza pine or Brazilian pine.

NCBI Taxonomy
United States

Searchable and browsable taxonomy tree of organisms for which there are publicly available gene sequences.

Wollemi Pine International Pty Ltd.
United States

Joint venture aiming to propagate and market the Wollemi pine in Australia and internationally. Facts, photos, and news about the ...

Araucaria araucana (Monkey Puzzle Tree)
United Kingdom

Image of mature tree and closeup photo of leaves.

Ancient Bristlecone Pine
United States

An exploration of this tree of western North America, consisting of two species (Pinus longaeva and P. aristata), including characteristics, ...

NOVA: Methuselah Tree
United States

Explores the life cycle of the world's oldest living thing: the bristecone pine of California's White Mountains.

United States

Description and images of this species, commonly known as Parana pine or Candelabra tree.

Wollemi Pine, The
United States

Scientific, historical, and growers information. Includes photo gallery.

Wollemi Pine

Information for kids about the so-called Dinosaur tree.

Pinus bungeana (Lacebark Pine)
United States

Brief fact sheet plus images of mature tree, twig, fruit, leaf, and back.

Araucaria heterophylla (Norfolk Island Pine)
United States

Describes physical characteristics and provides photos of mature tree, bark, fruit, and leaves.

Pinus flexilis (Limber pine)

Features photos of entire tree, leaves, and cone. Describes physical characteristics and habitat.

Pteridium aquilinum
United States

Photograph and detailed description of bracken.

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