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Finagling Molecular Clocks to Fit Darwinism - Discovery Institute

Discovery Institute
The term 'molecular clock' is now used more broadly to refer to a suite of methods and models that assess how rates of genetic evolution vary across the tree of life, and use this information to put an absolute timescale on this tree. Modern molecular ...

Gardening season gets underway with Ecology Park event - Peterborough Examiner

Peterborough Examiner
Jennifer Sanderson didn't waste any time at GreenUP Ecology Park's plant sale Sunday. She was in and out in five minutes. Her quick turnaround was thanks to a little homework ahead of time. Sanderson was on the lookout for a red astrachan apple tree to ...

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 ...

Taljai hills in danger: With no security guards or compound wall, biodiversity under threat, warn activists - The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Taljai hills in danger: With no security guards or compound wall, biodiversity under threat, warn activists. The compound wall has been lying half-constructed since one year, resulting in heavy encroachment, leading to tree felling, stealing of ...

Law Review Article Documents the Role of Anti-Religious Activism in Evolution Advocacy - Discovery Institute

Discovery Institute
In the article, "Darwin's Poisoned Tree: Atheistic Advocacy and the Constitutionality of Teaching Evolution in Public Schools," Casey Luskin examines the way courts have struck down the teaching of alternatives to evolution in public schools because of ...

Frieze New York 2016: Nature Rules at Randall's Island - W Magazine

W Magazine
Although the thirty-minute ferry ride to Randall's Island is already more nature than some New Yorkers are used to, but the inside of Frieze New York 2016 provided additional greenery thanks to pieces like David Wojnarowicz's leafless tree for P.P.O.W ...

Robert Pine, Chris's Father, Was Grey's Anatomy's MVP This Week - Wetpaint

Remember the doorman Vincent who accompanied Leo to the hospital this week on Grey's Anatomy, the guy whom Meredith realized was the love of Leo's life, right before Leo dismissed him when his wife showed up? You probably didn't realize that guest ...

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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