Biology News
UGA researcher uses cellular biology to target lethal parasites - Online Athens

Online Athens
“In some areas, you have 50 to 60 percent of people who are infected with Chagas disease,” said Docampo, the Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Cellular Biology. This obscenely high disease burden strains developing nations' resources by ...

Tiny Worms Survive Forces 400000 Times Stronger Than Gravity on Earth - Scientific American

Scientific American
“Other factors, such as temperature, vacuum and cosmic radiation, should also be tested,” says Cihan Erkut, a biochemist at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany, who was not involved in the research. Pereira says his team's ...

Hawaiian Squid Uses Jelly and Bacteria to Keep Eggs Safe, New Research Shows - Newsweek

Spencer Nyholm, associate professor in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Connecticut, told Newsweek he asked the question, “What are the roles of these bacteria, and could they actually be protecting these squid eggs?”.

Adaptive Radiation and Hybridization in the Hawaiian Silversword Alliance

Honolulu - United States

Looks at how this species, exhibiting an extraordinary range of anatomical, morphological, and ecological adaptations, evolved from a single ancestor that colonized Hawaii by way of long-distance dispersal from North America.

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    Hawaiian silversword alliance, UH Botany

Wikipedia: Adaptive Radiation
United States

Hyperlinked article about adaptive radiation, the rapid speciation of a single or a few species to fill many ecological niches.

Adaptive Radiation: Darwin's Finches
United States

Uses Darwin's Finches to illustrate the process, whereby species evolve rapidly to exploit empty niches.

Evolution Library: Adaptive Radiation
United States

Collection of articles, interviews, and links addressing the process by which species evolve rapidly to exploit empty ecospace.

Haleakala Silversword
United States

Information from Wikipedia on this handsome plant, Argyroxiphium sandwicense, found growing on a single volcano on Hawaii.

Natural Science Collections Alliance (NSC Alliance)
United States

Supports natural science collections, their human resources, the institutions that house them, and their research activities for the benefit of science and society.

United States

English translation by William Bateson of Mendel's 1865 paper. Requires Adobe Acrobat to view. [PDF]

Immunohistochemistry: In Situ Hybridization

Includes details of immunoenzyme techniques, immunofluorescence and in situ hybridizations, with a photograph gallery and discussion board.

Comparative Genomic Hybridization

CGH is a molecular cytogenetic method of screening a tumor for genetic changes. CGH protocols, images, publications, events and links maintained by the University Hospital Charit+?, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany.

International Society for Adaptive Behavior
United Kingdom

ISAB is an international scientific society devoted to education and furthering research on adaptive behavior in animals, animats, software agents, and robots.

Self-organization in Adaptive Systems Department of Nonlinear Dynamics

Herrmann lab at the Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Germany. Research includes self-organized criticality in behavioral control and in the activity dynamics of neural networks, and computational modeling in cognitive psychology.