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Tom Carver, BRINK News executive editor, spoke with Timon McPhearson, associate professor of urban ecology and director of the Urban Systems Lab at The New School, about the fast-emerging field of urban ecology and the importance of treating nature ...

Lycoming College receives $125000 grant to support interdisciplinary biochemistry major - Williamsport Sun-Gazette


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As Lycoming College's STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum evolves to encompass biochemical studies and increasingly advanced technology, students and faculty will benefit from a $125,000 grant awarded by the George I. Alden ...

'Jumping genes' key to evolution, researchers reveal - Deccan Chronicle


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Washington: Turns out, almost half of our DNA sequences are made up of jumping genes, which are also known as transposons. Transposons is a DNA sequence that changes its position within a genome, sometimes creating or reversing mutations and ...
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About.com: George Washington Carver

New York - United States

Biography and links about George Washington Carver, the 19th century African American inventor whose work led to advances in agriculture. chemistry, and textiles. With photos, pictures, and quotes.

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Celebrating the legacy of George Washington Carver, the African American inventor renowned for developing new uses for traditional Southern crops. Includes a Carver biography, picture gallery, and links to online resources.

George Washington Carver Biography
United States

Biography of George Washington Carver, the African American scientist who dedicated his life to agricultural and industrial research. Read about Carver's early life on a 19th century plantation, his education, and his scientific discoveries.

Wikipedia: George Washington Carver
United States

Profile of George Washinton Carver, the 19th century African American botanist and chemist. Read about Carver's early years, college education, and work under Booker T. Washington at Tuskegee University.

George Washington Carver National Monument
United States

Official site of the George Washington Carver National Monument, the boyhood home of African American scientist and inventor George Washington Carver. Includes park news and events, as well as Carver photos, biography, and lesson plans.

Who2 Profile: George Washington Carver
United States

Introduction to the famed African American scientist. Includes a short profile, fact sheet, and links to related figures and web resources.

George Washington Carver: A Kansas Portrait
United States

Short biography of George Washington Carver, the agricultural scientist who was born into slavery in 1864. Includes a portrait of Carver and information about his life and inventions.

National Inventors Hall of Fame: George Washington Carver
United States

Profile of George Washington Carver, the trailblazing African American scientist. Carver developed crop-rotation methods for conserving nutrients in soil and discovered new uses for crops such as the peanut.

Tuskegee University - Dr. George W. Carver
United States

Tribute to George Washington Carver, the 19th century scientist, educator, and inventor of everything from textile machinery to peanut butter. From Tuskegee University.

George Washington University Medical Center
United States

Combines traditional medical school microbiology with translational research programs devoted to tropical and emerging infectious diseases.

The George Washington University - Department of Biological Sciences
United States

General information, program overview, faculty and staff.