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With comic book styling, biology grad Kella Vangsness paints stem cells as superheroes - USC News

USC News
Kella Vangsness' vivid imagination takes form in her series of six paintings titled “Stem Cells: The Heroes of Disease.” Funded by a grant from USC's Bridge Art and Science Alliance, the large-format paintings, produced with acrylic and a graffiti ...

Scientists Kick Off Synthetic Biology Project to Make Virus-Resistant Super Cells - Singularity Hub

Singularity Hub
Their agenda? Creating “superhero” human cells impervious to all viral attacks and possibly other killers—radiation, freezing, aging, or even cancer. The trick isn't super-soldier serum. Instead, the team is relying on tools from synthetic biology to ...

Hawai'i Nei: Call to artists for 2018 exhibition featuring Big Island's flora, fauna - Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawaii Tribune Herald
Three Mountain Alliance, Hawai'i Island Art Alliance, the Department of Land and Natural Resources Natural Area Reserves System and Wailoa Center announce a call to artists for Hawai'i Nei 2018, a juried art exhibition celebrating the native flora and ...

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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    Evolution - Speciation

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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.