A database of the more than 2000 major aviation accidents from 1908 to the present. In addition, there are several special reports that include the 100 worst civil aviation crashes, famous people killed, unusual crashes, statistics, airline safety ratings, accidents by type of aircraft, and by airline.
"The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories." This website also has a featured plant of the week, lists of noxious and invasive weeds, culturally significant plants, threatened and endangered plants, and a large image gallery with 40,000+ pictures.
The Renewable Fuels Associations represents the U.S. ethanol industry. Its website provides statistics, such as historic and current U.S. fuel ethanol production and demand, prices, U.S. fuel ethanol imports by country, and annual world ethanol production by country.
"The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation is an independent, nonprofit institute headquartered in Ardmore, Okla. Founded in 1945, the Noble Foundation conducts direct operations, including assisting farmers and ranchers, and conducting plant science research and agricultural programs, to enhance agricultural productivity regionally, nationally and internationally."
"The Science Accelerator empowers you to search, via a single query, important information resources of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) scientific and technical information. These resources contain the results of DOE research and development projects and programs, descriptions of research and development projects under way or recently completed, major research and development accomplishments, and recent research of interest to DOE."
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