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Toxicology report: Driver in deadly Midview prom crash had marijuana in system - WKYC-TV


WKYC-TV
EATON TOWNSHIP - The teen driver in the prom night crash that killed a Midview High School student had marijuana in his system, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Seventeen-year-old Lindsey Rotuno died May 21 as a passenger in a car that ...

Forgetting things could actually be making you smarter - ScienceAlert - ScienceAlert


ScienceAlert
New research suggests bouts of forgetfulness could be caused by a safety mechanism in the brain designed to make sure we're not overloaded with information.

Pierre Coulombe, Ph.D. to lead UM Department of Cell & Developmental Biology - University of Michigan Health System News (press release)


University of Michigan Health System News (press release)
Coulombe comes to Michigan from Johns Hopkins University, where he chaired the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Bloomberg School of Public Health for nine years, and held the E.V. McCollum professorship as well as several joint ...

TAXIS - Taxonomic Information System

Houston - United States

Database management system for recording taxa, specimens, characters, and images. Also serves as an interactive identification system.

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Canada

Searchable database of four kingdoms: plant, animal, fungi, monera. Search by scientific or common names, English or French.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
United States

Authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

Rice Information System
China

An integrated information resource and comparative analysis workbench for rice genomics.

Raptor Information System
United States

The RIS is a free searchable catalog of over 38,000 references about the biology and management of birds of prey.

Raptor Information System
United States

A keyworded catalog of over 40,000 references about the biology and management of birds of prey.

Biodiversity Information System
United States

BiodIS, K-State's Biodiversity Information System, is a collaborative project to expose information associated with the University's natural history collections to a diverse group of users. Based largely on the Herbarium and Museum of Entomological and Prairie Arthropod Research, BiodIS is a portal for users of all ages and fields who have an interest in or need for biodiversity data, including taxonomic, geographic, and ecological information, a

International Species Information System
United States

Use abstracts to find the holdings of zoos and other institutions of many wild species, including amphibians, birds, fishes, mammals and reptiles.

Canada

Examines the nature of threats to species, habitats, ecosystems, and landscapes, and seeks to support environmentally sound decision-making and actions affecting the status of biodiversity and landscapes.

United States

Addresses issues related to intellectual property rights in biotechnology and offers a database on Indian patent documents in biotechnology.

Regional Mark Information System
United States

Provides services to international, state, federal, and tribal fishery organizations involved in marking anadromous salmonids throughout the Pacific region.