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Jerry Davis: Red-headed woodpeckers provide ecology lesson - Madison.com

Madison.com
This red-headed woodpecker picked up a Japanese beetle that fell from a pin oak tree. The bird, and its mate, make dozens of trips to this tree, probably to catch beetles to feed their young in a nearby aspen tree cavity. (1) More Photos. Ecologically ...

Measuring the number of protein molecules inside cells - Science Codex

Science Codex
The identification of the genes and proteins involved in a biological process, as well as the way they interact, are essential for the understanding of that process. However, often little is known about the dimensions of molecular biological structures ...

Botany's New Boys - New York Times

New York Times
Specifically, the civic project is the development of 14 riverfront acres at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. Until recently, this operation amounted to a geodesic dome with a big fig tree and leaky Plexiglas panels. Now, having ripped up a ...

Tree and Wood Identification: Red Oak

Blacksburg - United States

Pictures and facts about red oak leaves and wood.

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    WMS Kids' Section: Tree and Wood Identification - Red Oak

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