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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 ...

Biologists - Microbiologists

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List Biological Laboratories, Inc
United States

List Biological Laboratories, Inc. offers custom GMP (cGMP) contract manufactured bacteria at various scales for research and clinical investigations. We ...

The Australian Society for Microbiology (ASM)
Australia

The ASM became an incorporated professional society in 1976. A member of the International Union of Microbiological Societies. The main ...

International Society for Infectious Diseases
United States

ISID is committed to improving the care of patients with infectious diseases, the training of clinicians and researchers in infectious ...

Microbiology Blog
United Kingdom

Microbiology news and views to help the busy scientist keep up-to-date on current research, forthcoming conferences, hot research topics, high ...

Science Odyssey: Alexander Fleming
United States

Biography of the Nobel Prize winner who discovered penicillin.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1929: Christiaan Eijkman and Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins
Sweden

Includes their biographies and texts of their lectures.

Biography of Sir Alexander Fleming
Sweden

Also includes his Nobel lecture.

United States

Transcript of Radio National programme looking at Florey the man and his broad ranging achievements.

Leeuwenhoek, Antony van (1632-1723)
United States

Made several key discoveries in biology at the microscopic level, such as the existence of bacteria and other single cell ...

Bacteriologist, Alexander Fleming
United States

Article from Time magazine.

About.com: History of Penicillin - Alexander Fleming, John Sheehan, Andrew Moyer
United States

Traces the contribution of the three scientists in penicillin's development as one of the most widely used antibiotic agents.

Howard Florey - Maker of the Miracle Mould
United States

Article by Simon Torok on Florey and his life work which transformed penicillin from an interesting discovery into a life ...

Sir Howard Walter Florey
Sweden

Biography presented by The Nobel Foundation.

Australian Nobel Laureates - Howard Walter Florey
Australia

Brief biography.

United States

Transcript of Radio National programme exploring how penicillin found its way from mould to miracle drug.

United Kingdom

Biographical article explaining his research identifying pathogens as the causative agents of particular diseases.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1905: Robert Koch
Sweden

Includes biography and his Nobel lecture about tuberculosis.

Science Odyssey: Ehrlich Finds Cure for Syphilis
United States
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1908: Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov and Paul Ehrlich
Sweden

Features biographies and their Nobel lectures.

Eijkman, Christiaan
United States

Features biography and list of publications.

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