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Does This Slime Challenge Everything We Know About Evolution? Slime 'Learns' Without A Brain Or Nervous System - The Inquisitr

The Inquisitr
The researchers concluded that this specific learning behavior in an organism without a brain could be “centrally important to a comprehensive, phylogenetic understanding of when and where in the tree of life the earliest manifestations of learning ...

Forensic botany course covers legal side of wood, pollen, contraband logging - University of Wisconsin-Madison

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Whether it's a putative perpetrator with a peculiar pollen in his poncho, a possible plantation of proscribed opiates, or a shipment of lumber from a tree protected by international treaty, botanical identification can make or break a criminal case ...

A showcase of biodiversity of vegetation - The Hindu

The Hindu
Gandhari Vanam, a nature park near Mancherial town in Adilabad, is where you can go millions of years back in time. The 174-million-year-old tree fossils to be exhibited in a section of the soon to come up facility will help you visualise what the ...

UVM's Cannabis Class Fires Up Interest in Science - Seven Days

Seven Days
The showing is better when McHenry asks who has studied zoology or animal biology. McHenry, a botanist and researcher, isn't probing her students to see how many of them know how to grow weed. Her hourlong lecture is on the taxonomy and plant ...

Bacterial evolution CPR breathes new air into the tree of life -
Ever since Darwin, attempts have been made to describe evolutionary relationships using such a tree, whether by morphology, in the pre-molecular era, or through the use of a taxonomical marker gene (most commonly the small subunit (SSU) rRNA gene).

Last tree standing …can evolution endure? - Lab News

Lab News
Climate change and pollution threaten biodiversity and human society alike. But can evolution keep up? With up to 70 generations of descendants within a single day, watching evolution in E.coli and yeast can provide valuable insights into whether ...

Botany presentation set for Sunday - Suffolk News-Herald

Suffolk News-Herald
A retired botany and horticulture professor from Christopher Newport University will speak at St. John's Episcopal Church on Sunday. Ted Hoagland, a Smithfield resident and author of “Grandpa, Why Are You Planting That Tree?” will be the guest speaker ...

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.

Pinus flexilis (Limber pine)

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

Araucaria heterophylla (Norfolk Island Pine)
United States

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

Pteridium aquilinum
United States

Photograph and detailed description of bracken.

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