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Earliest Known Turtle

An alert from Dr.

Happy Birthday Chuck!!!


Prominent scientists will attend our call on Thursday, Feb 12 at 1pm New York time.

Dietary Supplements Labels Database

The Dietary Supplements Labels Database offers information about ingredients in more than three thousand selected brands of dietary supplements. It enables users to determine what ingredients are in specific brands and to compare ingredients in different brands. Information is also provided on the health benefits claimed by manufacturers. These claims by manufacturers have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.

Happy Birthday Mr. Darwin!

This year is the 200 anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, whose observations of nature propelled theories of evolution of life on Earth. Hagerty library is commemorating this event with an exhibit on Darwin focusing on his trip to the Galapagos Islands on the HMS Beagle. On display is a copy of the book that started it all, On the Origin of Species... published in 1859.

Shot in the Dark

MIT biologists decided to pit two bacteria against each other to coax one to transcribe antibiotic genes. See a short film depicting their efforts, and find out why the project raised as many questions as it answered.  You really should see this video.  They are good.

Defrosting the Digital Library

A recent paper from PLoS: Computational Biology

Defrosting the Digital Library: Bibliographic Tools for the Next Generation Web

Duncan Hull, Steve R. Pettifer, Douglas B. Kell

Jetson Green

Jetson Green is a daily updated web magazine that's obsessed with green building, sustainable architecture, good design, clean technology in the built environment, and eco-friendly development.

Today's article:  Solyndra's Totally Tubular Solar Cells Perfect for Commercial Applications

The Legacy of the Mastodon: The Golden Age of Fossils in America

Author Talk and Book Signing
Thursday, September 25, 2008
6:30 - 8:30 pm
FREE to the Public, RSVP requested

Science Dissemination Using Open Access


Open Access aims to remove restrictions that exist on the access to articles and knowledge to the world-wide scholarly community, in particular to those in developing countries.

New Electronic Books--Nutrition & Food Science

Recently added to our collection of electronic books:

Nutrigenomics and beyond [el

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