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After Tragedy, Fellow Biology Students Step In to Finish Friend's Research - Newswise (press release)

Newswise (press release)
Senior biology student Tailor Brown's name was at the top; she did most of the field research, which examined how oak tree resprouts respond to drought conditions. Joshua Willms, who is now a joint MD/Ph.D. student at the Texas Tech University Health ...

Archaeologists find 1882 rifle leaning against Nevada desert tree - INFORUM

Great Basin National Park was established there in 1986, known for its 5,000-year-old pine trees and other desert flora and fauna. So far experts have not been able to establish who purchased the gun or where it has been in the 132 years since. It was ...

Different Tastes: How Our Human Ancestors' Diets Evolved - Live Science

Live Science
Our human ancestors began tasting food differently sometime after the human family tree branched off from the ancestors of chimpanzees, researchers say. By analyzing the genes of Neanderthals and other extinct human ancestors, scientists also found ...

Discovering the Endangered Cypress Trees of Laos - Voices

There is a fascinating array of other species of flora and fauna, which we'll cover on this expedition, whose lives are intertwined with that of this giant tree. We are so grateful to be starting off our New Year with such a vital new project. Here's ...

Toxicology Results Lead to Linton Man's Arrest - NewsBarb

The charges stem from a one-vehicle accident on June 1, when Shake was entrapped in his vehicle and injured. Klun was one of the officers who responded to the accident. Shake was allegedly driving when the truck ran off the road and struck a tree.

Seggiano Suspends Olive Tree in City Wall - Olive Oil Times

Olive Oil Times
The suspended olive tree is the world's largest plant cultivated using aeroponics and its implementation has been tested and developed in the international laboratory of Plant Neurobiology at the School of Agriculture of Florence University, that is ...

Our invisible family tree could hold a key to the future - Phys.Org

Dr Duggin collaborated with former colleagues from the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge UK, who conducted the protein crystallography. He joined the ithree institute in 2011 and became one of its early Fellows, where he carried out the ...

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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