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UAPB Students Excel at INBRE Research Conference | UAPB News - UAPB News


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Two University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) students represented the institution at the Annual 2017 Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Research Conference recently. Students gave oral and poster presentations in biology ...

Strong tides may have pushed ancient fish to evolve limbs - Science Magazine


Science Magazine
PORTLAND, OREGON—The evolution of land animals only happened once, some 400 million years ago. But what pressures pushed sea creatures to evolve limbs for walking? Scientists have proposed several theories, including fish that adapted to living in ...

Nerve Networks for Walking Originated in Ancient Fish - Markets Insider


Markets Insider
Also authors were Catherine Boisvert and Peter Currie of the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute at Monash University in Victoria, Australia; as well as Boon-Hui Ta and Byrappa Venkatesh of the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology at the ...

The Ancient Bristlecone Pine

Santa Rosa - United States

Dedicated to the oldest-known living tree, growing in the White Mountains in east central California. Information about the location, dendrochronology, photo gallery, and bibliography.

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Talks about their discovery by Dr. Edmund Schulman, range of distribution, and their unique strategies for survival.

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An exploration of this tree of western North America, consisting of two species (Pinus longaeva and P. aristata), including characteristics, dendrochronology, photos, and information on visiting sites where it grows.

Bristlecone Pine Dendrochronology
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A look at the dating of trees from the White-Inyo mountain range of California.

Pinus longaeva (Bristlecone Pine)
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Description, range, habitat and biology of this endangered tree.

Abies bracteata (Bristlecone Fir)
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Describes physical characteristics and provides photos of mature tree, twig, needles, and bark.

Ancient Biomolecules
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Publishes articles about the discovery of previously undetected molecules in ancient biological material, stability studies, characterization of decay products and pathways. Full articles available at a fee from Ingenta.

The Ancient Yew
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Information about yew trees, their history and culture.

Cicadas in Ancient Greece
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Offers a survey of facts and beliefs.

Ancient Farmers of the Amazon
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Watch the video segment from PBS's Evolution: "Evolutionary Arms Race," that illustrates the coevolution of the leafcutter ant and the fungi on which it feeds.

Sciadopitys verticillata (Umbrella-Pine, Japanese Umbrella-Pine)
United States

Describes habitat, habit and form, identifying features, flowers, fruit, and bark. Includes photos.