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UAPB announces degree in biochemistry - Pine Bluff Commercial

Pine Bluff Commercial
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Department of Chemistry and Physics will offer a new bachelor's degree in biochemistry beginning in fall 2016. “This new major is the best preparation for students who wish to pursue research careers in the ...

Genome research explains human migration, evolution - Phys.Org

The researchers compared each pair of genomes in the sample, which allowed them to cluster research participants by genome similarity so that an evolutionary tree emerged. The genomes of indigenous Arabs resulted in a unique cluster separate from the ...

Do whales have nipples? Why discussing evolution in schools can occasionally be tricky - The Guardian

The Guardian
Evolution is a subject close to my heart. I spend a great deal of my time working with schools, talking about natural selection and fossils and Darwin and celebrating that wonderful branching tree of life of which we are a tiny (but highly pernicious ...
Gospel Herald
Accrington Observer

The Quad Wears Red - UC Davis

UC Davis
Maria Nguyen, majoring in neurobiology, physiology and behavior, gives this small tree a few extra wraps of red. (Gregory Urquiaga/UC Davis). Even the Quad is wearing red for UC Davis Wears Red Day. The day itself, promoting heart health awareness, ...

Anatomy of a Favorite Tree - Huffington Post

Huffington Post
A few months ago I was walking at a local Nature Preserve when I came upon a young boy trying to re-find his favorite tree. I so got having a favorite tree! Although I couldn't help him reconnect with his, I was able to have a full-out discussion about ...

Billion Tree Tsunami: KP 'choice' may threaten biodiversity - The Nation

The Nation
During a meeting of KP biodiversity action plan the officials of the forest department had no answer to the questions raised by the participants regarding the potential devastation the eucalyptus could cause, a participant of the meeting told The ...

Scientists ID new genus of tree frogs long thought extinct - Fox 28

Fox 28
"This part of Southeast Asia, in particular, is poorly inventoried," said James Hanken, a biology professor and director of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. Given the habitat threats and alarming rate of extinctions worldwide ...
The Week Magazine

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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