Biology News
Homing pigeons use local natural odors to find their way - EurekAlert (press release)

EurekAlert (press release)
Gagliardo and her colleagues have published their research in Springer's Journal of Comparative Physiology A. The researchers set out to test the olfactory activation hypothesis proposed by a team of Portuguese and American scientists in 2009 and 2010, ...

Shrewsbury grad achieves Ph.D. in zoology - Community Advocate

Community Advocate
Shrewsbury – Devin Merullo, a graduate of Shrewsbury High School (2009) and Tufts University (2013), recently received his Ph.D. in zoology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His dissertation examines the neural control of vocal communication ...

From YMCA to Bloom: charting the evolution of the gay anthem - The Guardian

The Guardian
Three iconic gay anthems turn 40 this year: Sylvester's You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real), Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive and the Village People's YMCA. Although these songs are ancient in pop terms, their tropes continue to play out in 2018. The 2009 ...

BioMicroWorld 2009

Logroño - Spain

III International Conference on environmental, industrial and applied microbiology to be held at Lisbon, Portugal from 2 to 4 December, 2009. Provides an abstract book and list of participants.

Pombe 2009

Details of 5th International Fission Yeast Meeting in Tokyo, Japan.

FEMS 2009

3rd Congress of European Microbiologists to be held in Sweden June 28 - July 2, 2009 on the theme, "Microbes and Man - interdependence and future challenges." Includes topics in microbial physiology, genetics and biology.

Year of the Gorilla 2009
United States

Several organizations have banded together to focus on saving gorilla populations in the wild and their habitats.

United States

Joint Annual Meetings of the American Society of Plant Biologists and the Phycological Society of America, to be held July 18-22, 2009 at the Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii.

United States

In 2009 Melbourne will host a public festival that will mark the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of his revolutionary book. Provides information on the events planned, the sponsors and festival news.

Wetland Science and Management 2009

Summer school to be held at Hamburg University in summer 2009. Provides details of the program and the participants who are from the United States and Germany.


4th Intracellular Proteolysis meeting focusing on the ubiquitin-proteasome system, dynamics and targeting. Barcelona, 27-29 May 2009.