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UC Merced Immunology Research Holds Promise For Future Treatments - Valley Public Radio


Valley Public Radio
There's new research out from scientists at UC Merced that could shed new light on the roots of autoimmune diseases, and also holds promise for future cancer treatments. The study in The Journal of Immunology looks at so-called “misbehaving” killer ...

Fires spark biodiversity criticism of Sweden's forest industry - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
Non-governmental organisations warn that there are considerable challenges to ensuring biodiversity for plants and animals amid the fight against global warming. One in 10 species in the country's forests is on the red list of the Swedish Species ...

"American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic" by Victoria Johnson - Santa Fe New Mexican


Santa Fe New Mexican
The continent was, after all, abundant with undiscovered medicinal plants, and Hosack believed it would be possible for medical students to benefit from fieldwork experience with this New World botany. He named the 20-acre space on Fifth Avenue between ...

Plants for a Future

Durham - United Kingdom

Resource centre for edible, medicinal, and other useful plants.

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Plants For a Future
United Kingdom

A resource centre for rare and unusual plants, particularly those which have edible, medicinal or other uses. The site contains an online database of over 7000 plants.

Plants for a Future
United Kingdom

Information about a wide range of edible or otherwise useful plants, sorted by names and potential uses. Includes a searchable database.

United Kingdom

Description, medicinal and other uses and horticultural information.

United Kingdom

Description, edible and medicinal uses and cultivation of Spiderwort, also classified as Phlomis cephalotes.

United Kingdom

Description, edible, medicinal and other uses and cultivation.

United Kingdom

Database of alternative food plants, their uses and cultivation.

United Kingdom

Brief description, print references, and a list of its recorded uses, including medicinal and herbal.

United Kingdom

Description, edible, medicinal and other uses and cultivation.

United States

Features colorful fact sheets from the Botanical Society of America. Learn about carnivorous plant species bizarre adaptations to low-nutrient environments and thier various stratiges for capturing thier incet prey.

United States

Discusses the commercial demand for Hydrastis canadensis and its potential effects on the survival of the species.