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22 July 2010

How to choose a place to live...

The new map confirms that the world's tallest forests are clustered in the Pacific Northwest of North America and some parts of Southeast Asia. Temperate conifer forests--which are moist and harbor species such as Douglas fir, western hemlock, redwoods, and sequoias--have the tallest canopies (over 131 feet high). Undisturbed tropical rain forests are about 82 feet high, around the same height as oak and birch trees.

15 July 2010

Genetic theories

Does anyone know if there is a relationship between (IGF2BP2, CDKAL1, CDKN2A, CDKN2B, Chromosome 11, TCF7L2, SLC30A8, HHEX, PPARG, KCNJ11 or FTO) and (Firmicutes or Bacteroidetes)?