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"The Right Stuff" --Astronauts Will Recycle Biology Into Critical Tools for Long Space Missions - The Daily Galaxy (blog)


The Daily Galaxy (blog)
Imagine you're on your way to Mars, and you lose a crucial tool during a spacewalk. Not to worry, you'll simply re-enter your spacecraft and use some microorganisms to convert your urine and exhaled carbon dioxide (CO2) into chemicals to make a new one.

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 ...

Response to Dr. Block's “Biology, not free enterprise, at fault for pay gap” - Maroon


Maroon
And so I respectfully respond to Dr. Block that his opinion, “Biology, not free enterprise, at fault for pay gap,” ignores a key factor: the systemic oppression of women. Historically, in this country and elsewhere, women were denied access to ...

Using Biology to Debunk Google Memo on Women - Healthline


Healthline
Several meta-analyses, experts said, show that there are only small biological differences between men and women. And the biggest one is obvious: physical strength. In his 10-page memo, Google engineer James Damore said that “on average, men and ...

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 ...

Biodiversity - Research

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Biodiversity Research Institute
United States

Biodiversity Research Institute is an Innovative Wildlife Science. Our Mission is to assess emerging threats to wildlife and ecosystems through ...

Natural History Museum: Biodiversity
United Kingdom

The term biodiversity describes the variety of life on Earth, from micro-organisms to mighty whales, along with the habitats they ...

Biodiversity Research and Conservation
Poland

An international quarterly, the Biodiversity: Research and Conservation (Biodiv. Res. Conserv.) publishes original papers, short notes and reviews in fields ...

Finnish Biodiversity Research Programme (FIBRE)
Finland

A multidisciplinary six-year research programme focusing on biological, socio-economic and legal aspects of biodiversity.

United Nations Environmental Program - Biodiversity Programme
Netherlands

Addresses four main issues: biotechnology and biosafety, biodiversity strategy, forests and other ecosystems, and ecosystem conservation.

Harrison Institute, The
United Kingdom

Seeks to discover and describe global species diversity and promote wildlife conservation through overseas research programs and research efforts.

National Gap Analysis Program
United States

Provides regional assessments of the conservation status of native vertebrate species and natural land cover types and facilitates the application ...

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research - National University of Singapore
Singapore

Specializes in animal collections from the Southeast Asian region.

Centre for Biodiversity Research - University of British Columbia
Canada

Explores the fundamental theory underlying biodiversity and ecosystem function, and develops frameworks for decisions in environmental and conservation biology.

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