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Herbivory is important in freshwater systems

Until the 1990s it was believed that, in the main, freshwater and marine plants were connected to aquatic food webs only indirectly, through the breakdown of decaying vegetation by decomposers. 217 more words


#NephMadness 2017: To Wait or Not to Wait

Brandon M. Kistler

Dr. Kistler, PhD, RD, is Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics and Research Affiliate at the Fisher Institute for Health and Well-Being at Ball State University.

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Pollen going in!

It was lovely to see that every hive was active today. Lots of Pollen was going in which means the queen is laying and the brood needs protein – an encouraging sign.   42 more words



Just image those tiny hands wrapped around you in a warm hug..!! I love it..! I am a sucker for hugs and kisses. Its an inborn trait and there is nothing I wish to do to change it. 373 more words


Cirque du Matin

Our morning coffee has been served up with entertainment over the past week: a small, lively and highly agile acrobat has been performing right outside our living room window. 284 more words


Egeria Densa

I had read that tilapia were very versatile eaters. As I was cleaning out the junior aquarium I decided to add some of the aquarium weed ( 91 more words