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Forensic botany course covers legal side of wood, pollen, contraband logging - University of Wisconsin-Madison


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Whether it's a putative perpetrator with a peculiar pollen in his poncho, a possible plantation of proscribed opiates, or a shipment of lumber from a tree protected by international treaty, botanical identification can make or break a criminal case ...

Fungal physiology: Red light plugs into MAPK pathway - Nature.com


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Light is a major signalling cue that influences fungal physiology, including sexual and asexual differentiation, secondary metabolite synthesis, circadian rhythm and disease outcomes in pathogenic species, processes that are also regulated by many ...

North America Market Study on Toxicology Laboratories: Increasing Usage of Toxicology Testing Services in Crime ... - PR Newswire (press release)


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NEW YORK, April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Toxicology testing entails the identification of poisons and controlled substances are samples and such as urine, hair, blood, and oral fluids. Toxicology testing laboratories perform the analysis of samples for ...

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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