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Growing the Next Generation of Botanical Pioneers - National Geographic

National Geographic
The resolution of this challenge and many others throughout the world depends on professionals who have a passion for conservation and botany, have the diplomatic and scientific skills to navigate complex discussions and, importantly, possess a deep ...

Wet beaches drown sea turtles - Scienceline

“The use of sophisticated scientific machines was almost impossible,” said the study's co-author, Adolfo Marcos, a marine biologist at the Doñana Biological Station in Seville, Spain. “We had to find very simple solutions to solve many logistical ...

Sludge, waste, biology ... and millions of dollars - York News-Times

York News-Times
YORK – While it was a conversation mixed with scientific terminology, it was also one of gross reality about the nature of treating waste . . . and spending money. There has already been plenty of conversations about the city's wastewater treatment ...

One Giant Step for Ocean Biodiversity - The UCSB Current

The UCSB Current
With 13 scientific investigators and 10 partner institutions, the marine biodiversity observation network (BON) centered on the Santa Barbara Channel is the epitome of collaboration. Funded with $5 million by NASA, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management ...

USC recruits renowned leaders in molecular research - USC News

USC News
Stevens joins USC after serving as professor of molecular biology and chemistry at The Scripps Research Institute. He is the founding director of the iHuman Institute at ShanghaiTech University in China, where he is helping to build scientific bridges ...

US toxicology board meet to review work - Chemical Watch (subscription)

Chemical Watch (subscription)
The US National Toxicology Program (NTP)'s Board of Scientific Counselors will be meeting from 9-10 December to review and advise on its work. The preliminary agenda includes reporting by the toxicology branch, including on the topics of sunscreens and ...

Nobel Prize Winners in Physiology or Medicine Discovered 'Inner GPS' - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal
A British-American and two Norwegian scientists were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering brain circuits that form an “inner GPS” system that helps us to navigate our environment. Half of the prize was awarded to ...
The Economist
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Scientific Names
United Kingdom

Searchable database providing scientific names for many plants and animals.

Birds of the World
United States

List of current valid scientific avian names subdivided by order and family, based on the Sibley and Monroe and AOU ...

Desert Bats
United States

Includes color photos, scientific names, common names, description, behavior, range, habitats, and life cycle.

Sorting Phaseolus Names

scientific and common names of many bean species in several world languages.

Names of North American Amphibians and Reptiles
United States

Translations of scientific names, list of description citations and data of persons honored in the nomenclature.

LepIndex - Global Lepidoptera Names Index
United Kingdom

An online, updated version of The Natural History Museum's card index archive to the scientific names of the living and ...

Kid Territory: Why Do Animals Have Scientific Names?
United States

Learn all about the meanings, origins, and purpose of scientific animal names with a kid territory article from the San ...

Multilingual Bird Search

Translates world bird names between several languages, including scientific names. Includes photo gallery.

Bow Wow Meow

Offers a pet names database that gives you the meaning and popularity of the name.

Australian Insects Common Names

List of standard common and scientific names with distribution maps, images, and notes. Popular Dog Names

Features a list of the most popular pet names for both male and female dogs, based on the site's statistics ...

Pet Names Directory
United States

Lists male, female, non-gender specific, and reader-submitted names.

Dog Names
United States

Searchable database and list of over 6,000 popular names with meanings including categories such as female, male, and German dog ...

A Zillion Names to Name Your Dog
United States

Single, registered, matching, double, and triple dog names. Submit your own ideas.

M.M.P.N.D. - Sorting Mangifera names

Lists the better known species, together with alternative botanic names, and common names in a number of different languages. Pick-a-Name
United States
Australian Insects Common Names

Online taxonomy database, based on the CSIRO Handbook of Australian Insect names, featuring common and scientific nomenclature, distribution maps, and ...

DesertUSA: Cicadas
United States

Description, life cycle, and behavior of cicadas found throughout the Mojave, Great Basin, Chihuahuan, and Sonoran deserts.

Dog Pet Names and Meanings
United States

Got a dog or puppy still waiting to be named? Find male and female dog names and their meanings.

United States

Description and biology of scorpions from Desert USA.

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