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Biology or bias? Can't Google it - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette


Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Let's start with the biology. Studies on how babies or very young children interact with the world tend to find differences on average between what girls and boys pay attention to or care about. They focus on babies because of the deep interaction ...

Culture not biology is behind many differences between the sexes - New Scientist


New Scientist
So far, there has been a firmly established “biology is destiny” mantra ringing down through the centuries. It has been a central tenet of traditional evolutionary explanations that differences in behavioural traits between men and women have fixed ...

A Neat target of p53 - Nature.com


Nature.com
The tumour suppressor p53 is activated by various types of cellular stress, including DNA damage and oncogenic signalling. Activated p53 induces the transcription of a plethora of genes, leading to cell cycle arrest or apoptosis, and to tumour suppression.

Lighting up neurons - Nature.com


Nature.com
Calcium-specific fluorescent indicators have been used to identify activated neurons, but these reporters are only passive tools that allow experimentalists to observe, but not to perturb, neuronal activity, and do not enable the alteration of gene ...

Craving Chocolate to Ease PMS? Blame Society, Not Biology - Health.com


Health.com
It's also not the first research to cast doubt on the idea that cravings, in general, are biological. In 2014, Hormes published a similar study, which found that pregnancy cravings seem to be a largely a cultural phenomenon as well. Last year, she also ...

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MIT Department of Biology
United States

Training and research in the department range from general biology to more specialized fields of study and investigation. Quantitative aspects ...

Endangered Species -- Encyclopedia Britannica
United States

Endangered species, any species of plant, animal, or other organism that is at risk of extinction because of a sudden ...

National Biodiversity Network (NBN)
United Kingdom

Surprisingly, there has never been a statutory requirement for any one organisation to collect records on a long-term basis. Despite ...

Journal of Insect Biodiversity (JIB)
Turkey

Journal of Insect Biodiversity (JIB) is an international, peer reviewed, open access scientific journal. The Journal of Insect Biodiversity is ...

TEEB - The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity
Switzerland

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) is a global initiative focused on drawing attention to the economic benefits of ...

Perth Biodiversity Project (PBP)
Australia

The Perth Biodiversity Project (PBP) is a local government initiative subscribed to by 32 Perth Metropolitan Region Local Governments and ...

Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering
United States

The MBL is uniquely positioned to move this biomedical research goal forward in the new Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative ...

Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF)
United States

The similarity and diversity of estuaries is also characteristic of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, a multidisciplinary organization of ...

Biodiversity in Belize
Belize

Belize is a small country but it is known for its high biodiversity, meaning that there are many species found ...

Biodiversity Information System
United States

BiodIS, K-State's Biodiversity Information System, is a collaborative project to expose information associated with the University's natural history collections to ...

Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
Denmark

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) was established by governments in 2001 to encourage free and open access to biodiversity ...

NPBR
Ireland

The Irish National Platform for Biodiversity Research, NPBR, is a forum for scientists, policy makers and other interested stakeholders involved ...

CAFF
Iceland

CAFF is the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council and consists of National Representatives assigned by each of the ...

Biodiversity Information Online
New Zealand

The site provides access to information about New Zealand's native biodiversity, and who is doing what to conserve and manage ...

Zoological Society of London (ZSL)
United Kingdom

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is a charity that is devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals and their ...

United States

Biodiversity of the World is part of an integrated webnet system that together make up Nature Worldwide, the official website ...

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
United States

Advancing Science-Based Conservation in Arkansas. The Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission focuses on science-based conservation to protect our state's biological diversity. ...

ABCIC
Kenya

The African Biodiversity Conservation and Innovations Centre (ABCIC) was established in 2010 as a non-profit making regional organization enhancing the ...

SANBI
South Africa

The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) is responsible for exploring, revealing, celebrating and championing biodiversity for the benefit and ...

E. O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation
United States

The E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation was launched at a meeting organized in 2005 by Dr. Jay M. Short, who invited ...

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