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Biodiversity Is More Than Just Counting Species - Scientific American


Scientific American
Biodiversity, it states, doesn't have to be just about the number of a species in an ecosystem. Equally important to keeping an ecosystem healthy and resilient are the species' different characteristics and the things they can do — measured in terms ...

EWG Comments to the National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors - Environmental Working Group


Environmental Working Group
Below and attached are comments EWG has submitted to the National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors on the NTP's efforts to investigate the effects of cumulative exposures to mixtures of chemical contaminants that American children and ...

Systems pharmacology modelers accelerate drug discovery in Alzheimer's - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress
An InSysBio scientific group led by Tatiana Karelina has developed a quantitative system pharmacology model of Alzheimer's disease. The first part has been published in CPT Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology, and shows how to design initial ...

Turkey to stop teaching evolution in high school - CNN


CNN
Darwin's theory of evolution has been at the center of the Turkish culture wars over the last decade. The government-run Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, or TUBITAK, enflamed the debate in 2009 after recalling a magazine issue ...
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Two New Books Look at Evolution via Teeth and Tunnels - Scientific American


Scientific American
“Teeth are stronger than bones, and they are much more likely to survive the ages,” writes University of Arkansas paleoanthropologist Peter S. Ungar in his book Evolution's Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet and Human Origins. Not to be confused with Felix ...

Mystery science - Gazette


Gazette
Students from local high schools descended on the Department of Biochemistry recently to try out their scientific and detective skills. For the first time, the department opened its doors to students from O'Donel and Holy Heart for a daylong field trip ...

The Terrible Leaf Walker Frog - Scientific American (blog)


Scientific American (blog)
One of the most terrifying frogs in existence is bright yellow, social, reasonably intelligent (for a frog), and one of the biggest members of its group... By Darren Naish on May 18, 2017; 5. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on Reddit. Email ...

Scientific Names

ScientificName.net
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
Australia

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
Denmark

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

Bow Wow Meow
Australia

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

Australian Insects Common Names
Australia

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

OvernightPetTags.com: Popular Dog Names
Canada

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
Australia

Lists the better known species, together with alternative botanic names, and common names in a number of different languages.

NewPet.com Pick-a-Name
United States
Australian Insects Common Names
Australia

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.

Scorpions
United States

Description and biology of scorpions from Desert USA.

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