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35,000 new species 'sitting in cupboards'

( -- Of 70,000 species of flowering plants yet to be described by scientists, more than half may already have been collected but are lying unknown and unrecognised in collections around the world, ...

Dec 07, 2010
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The evolution of orchids

( -- Charles Darwin and many other scientists have long been puzzled by the evolution of orchids, the largest and most diverse family of flowering plants on Earth. Now genetic sequencing is giving ...

Nov 19, 2009 weblog
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Use of archived specimens in biomarker studies

Researchers propose a more efficient system using archived specimens for the evaluation of prognostic and predictive biomarkers in a new commentary published online October 8 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Oct 08, 2009
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