Biology News
Education Extra: Achievements - The Register-Guard


The Register-Guard
Lane Arts Council: Fern Ridge area children will experience an immersive, hands-on summer arts camp exploring local flora and fauna. Campers will engage in printmaking, scientific illustration, sculpting and other artistic activities inspired by nature ...

UK Biology Research May Lead to Treatment for Blinding Disorders, Including Glaucoma - UKNow (press release)


UKNow (press release)
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 15, 2018) — Jakub Famulski, an assistant professor of biology in the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, has received a grant for over $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health to study the early ...

NMSU biology professor to present on effects of climate change on coral reefs - KRWG


KRWG
A Regents professor in New Mexico State University's biology department will give a presentation on a trip she and several students took to Hawaii to study coral-reef conservation as part of the College of Arts and Sciences' “Global Connections” series ...

Arts of Deception: Mimicry and Camouflage

Woodland - United States

Offers an introduction to the three forms of mimicry utilized by both predator and prey: Batesian mimicry, Muellerian mimicry, and self mimicry.

Related
The Arts of Deception - Mimicry and Camouflage
United States

Article by Rhett Butler on camouflage as used by animals and the three forms of mimicry utilized by both predator and prey.

Evolution of Camouflage
United States

Video clip showing a praying mantis's camouflage that works so well atop a green leaf would render the it easy prey in a different setting.

Kings of Camouflage
United States

PBS's NOVA introduces viewers to the cuttlefish, one of the brainiest, most bizarre animal in the ocean.

Arts and Genomics Center
Netherlands

The Centre creates a platform for artists and researchers to generate debate via genomic art.

Arizona Plastination Arts
United States

Recognizing a need for plastinated specimens in educational curriculum, and taking into account just how few plastination laboratories there are in North America, Arizona Plastination Arts has emerged from a small, University laboratory with extremely limited resources, to Arizona's premier - and sole plastination lab thus filling this void. Recognizing the public interest in plastination, Arizona Plastination Arts has developed an anatomic

The Pythagorean Perspective: The Arts and Sociobiology
United Kingdom

A paper exploring the idea that cultural evolution is a manifestation of biological evolution.

United States

Article by Paul Stamets on the Asian martial artists who believe in the potency of various mushrooms to aid them on the path to perfection.

Wayne State University College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
United States

At Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, students enjoy the benefits of studying at a large research institution while retaining the personalized attention of a small liberal arts college. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers majors, minors, and co-majors across 20 departments and more than a dozen programs, centers, and institutes, providing a broad-based liberal arts education. Each department within the College includes a ded

Warning Colour and Mimicry
United Kingdom

Mimicry is a great example of evolution by natural selection. Outline of a lecture on the subject from the Evolutionary Genetics course at University College, London.

Mimicry & Warning Colour
United Kingdom

Provides photographs and papers illustrating the adaptations of camouflage, mimicry, and warning colors.