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Study of DNA flags could reignite centuries-old evolution debate - Horizon magazine

Horizon magazine
Evolution could be partly based on environmental adaptation and not just random mutations, re-opening a centuries-old debate between Charles Darwin and Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, according to Professor Thomas Carell from Ludwig Maximilian University in ...

Coastal creatures captured - San Diego Reader

San Diego Reader
#For the Snapshot Cal Coast, June 13-20, San Diego, a small contingent hit the beach at Scripps Coastal Reserve and another group scoured Sunset Cliffs on a bioblitz. Isabelle Kay of UC San Diego Natural Reserve System, sent an email to colleagues—but ...

Anatomy of a Trump speech: Politics, policy – and immigration - KTVH

GREAT FALLS – President Donald Trump's 65-minute speech Thursday in Great Falls hit all his usual talking points, and then some, as he castigated Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, Democrats in general, the media, Hillary Clinton, the NFL, our NATO ...

Bacterial Mutations: Luria and Delbruck Hit the Jackpot (1943)

Bethesda - United States

Article on the "fluctuation test" the researchers devised to study bacteria. From the National Health Museum.

Salvador Luria
United States

Features his vita and a synopsis of his research.

Max Delbruck
United States

Features a biography, vita, portrait, references, and related links.

Tobi Delbruck

Research at the Institute for Neuroinformatics in Zurich, Switzerland centers on using neuromorphic design principles to make practical vision sensors.

Max Delbruck
United States

Features vita, synopsis of his work, and references.

The Tissue Nonspecific Alkaline Phosphatase Gene Mutations Database

Provide information about genetic variation of the alpl gene responsible for hypophosphatasia. Includes a downloadable list of genotypes and mutations .


Thesis abstract about restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) by Alexander Binder 1997.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1969: Max Delbrück, Alfred D. Hershey, and Salvador E. Luria

Features biographies and their Nobel lectures.

Bacterial Identification

Service for the identification of bacteria and fungi sequences by sequence alignment.

Bacterial Motility
United States

Information on how bacteria move, with several videos from the Microbiology Video Library.

Bacterial Photosynthesis
United States

Information on autotrophic bacteria that use only inorganic nutrients, and heterotrophic bacteria that require an organic source of carbon, with videos from the Microbiology Video Library.