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Cycas sainthii, Delphinium hajrae? Botany gets Indian surnames | Free Press ... - Free Press Journal


Free Press Journal
RATNADEEP BANERJI finds Indian botanists often naming their discoveries after people known to them. The botanical names of yesteryears hardly bore any human imprint in its name. But now the scientific naming of plants and animals called the binomial ...

TetZooCon 2015 Is On - Scientific American (blog)


Scientific American (blog)
I'm very pleased to report that the second Tetrapod Zoology Convention – TetZooCon 2015 – is now definitely happening. Our confirmed date is Saturday 14th November; the venue is the London Wetland Centre, Barnes, London. And the booking site is now ...

Mouse mind control for a good cause? - Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle
In a paper published in the journal Neuron last week, Washington University neurobiology researchers Michael Bruchas and Jordan McCall have demonstrated ability to manipulate the brains of mice. This alone shouldn't surprise the scientific community ...

Evolution exhibit spurs conversation about science, religion in Ephrata - LancasterOnline


LancasterOnline
Bob Cooperman, president of the Institute for Scientific & Biblical Research in Lancaster, expressed concern that theories — such as his "young Earth" view that the world is only about 6,000 years old — that don't follow current evolution-science ...

Txt 2 Txt with Professor of Biodiversity, Jeff Ollerton, University of Northampton - Northampton Herald and Post


Northampton Herald and Post
A: Saying goodbye to my daughter Ellen as she headed back to China where she works. Q: What animal spirit would you be? A: A wonderful, enigmatic bird called the hoopoe which has the beautiful scientific name Upupa epops. [note to editor: please write ...

Ecology monitoring Puget Sound - Business Examiner (blog)


Business Examiner (blog)
Monitoring work by Ecology and other scientific partners in county, state and federal agencies suggests that these warm conditions are causing negative side effects on the Puget Sound marine environment. There has been an increase in harmful algae ...
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Access Washington
West Seattle Blog (blog)

Cell Biologists' Task Force on Scientific Reproducibility Calls for Action and ... - Newswise (press release)


Newswise (press release)
In the face of growing concerns about the reproducibility of published scientific data, a special task force of the American Society for Cell Biology has made 13 recommendations to tighten standards, improve statistics and ethics training, and ...
EurekAlert (press release)

Scientific Names

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

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

OvernightPetTags.com: Popular Dog Names
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Features a list of the most popular pet names for both male and female dogs, based on the site's statistics ...

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

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

M.M.P.N.D. - Sorting Mangifera names
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Lists the better known species, together with alternative botanic names, and common names in a number of different languages.

NewPet.com Pick-a-Name
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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
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Description, life cycle, and behavior of cicadas found throughout the Mojave, Great Basin, Chihuahuan, and Sonoran deserts.

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

Scorpions
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Description and biology of scorpions from Desert USA.

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