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Maltese study contributes to international book on biodiversity studies - Times of Malta


Times of Malta
Maltese artisanal fishermen and changing marine biodiversity feature in a new international book, Selected Studies in Biodiversity, that covers case studies from throughout the world. The chapter entitled 'Safeguarding marine biodiversity in a changing ...
Rising Kashmir (press release) (blog)

Lab identifies new model to study connectivity in the developing brain - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress
Dr. Francis, associate professor of neurobiology, details how NRX-1, the nematode equivalent to the neurexin protein in mammals, must be present for the formation of synaptic connections between specific types of neurons. In addition, the researchers ...

'A city in a garden': Singapore's journey to becoming a biodiversity model - UN Environment (press release)


UN Environment (press release)
You wouldn't know it today, but in 1965 Singapore was a polluter's paradise: mucky rivers, polluted canals and raw sewage running rampant. It was a developing country, newly split from neighbouring Malaysia, an island surrounded by waters that now they ...

Changing Paleoclimates and Mass Extinctions: A New Model for Climatic Change

Pittsburgh - United States

Proposes a hypothesis which presents arguments for a long-term cyclicity in paleoclimates, and attempts to correlate this cyclicity with major extinction events.

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Paper describing the new model and the evolution of color vision.

EXTINCTIONS, Inc.
United States

EXTINCTIONS, Inc. is a business dedicated to supplying fossils to museums and collectors around the world. Our goal is to offer the highest quality products at the lowest prices possible. We have the largest, most complete, and most detailed fossil websites on the Internet. We are regarded as one of the premier fossil suppliers in the world. We have been selling fossils for over 30 years. Our customers include the Smithsonian Institution, Field M

Historical-Era Extinctions
United States

Looks at how escalating human populations and their capacity to modify their surroundings are a significant influence on modern rates of extinction and endangerment.

Tropical Vertebrates in a Changing World
Germany

Symposium to be held in Bonn, Germany in May 2009. Provides information on the program, speakers, presentations, registration and instructions for the submission of papers.

Changing Perspectives on the Origin of Eukaryotes
United States

Paper examining the discoveries that have challenged the traditional stepwise model of the evolution of eukaryotes.

Mass Extinction Underway
United States

Examines the theory that we are currently living in an era of mass extinction. Offers links to numerous articles and reports addressing the issue.

Mass Histology Service, Inc.
United States

Since 1985, MHS has been offering a comprehensive range of histological techniques to fit all individual needs. Whether it's an occasional H&E stained slide or multiple daily specimens, no request is ever considered too small or too large. All histologists at MHS are either ASCP certified or eligible and offer decades of combined experience in all phases of histopathological theory, practice and technique. Many of the slides produced at MHS ha

Hydrogen Exchange Mass Spectrometry
United States

Analysis of proteins and protein dynamics with hydrogen exchange and mass spectrometry from Corrales, NM.

Evolution: A Modern Mass Extinction?
United States

Four expert panelists from the PBS series have written statements in response to the question, "Are we in the midst of a mass extinction?"

Development of Phalaenopsis Orchids for the Mass-Market
United States

Overview of current trends in commercial Phalaenopsis propagation.