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Living with complexity: evolution, ecology, viruses and climate change - The Conversation AU


The Conversation AU
In counterpoint, the risk in not trying to gain such understanding is that evolutionary pressure is also a great “engineer”: IAVs that are extremely virulent for one or more species emerge regularly in nature. Might it not be smart to get ahead of the ...

Fruit fly's enormous sperm appears to defy biology - Genetic Literacy Project


Genetic Literacy Project
He has come to see the megasperm not just as instruments of reproduction, but as sexual ornaments like a peacock's tail or a deer's antlers. “Biologists don't think about these things as weapons or ornaments, but they absolutely are,” he says. “They ...

Guardian Angel: How Division III lacrosse player Reed Salmons saved the life of a stranger 3000 miles away - Campus Rush


Campus Rush
His daughter Amanda had graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in neurobiology and was traveling the globe. His son Alex, a couple of years younger and on the autism spectrum, was living at home and doing well. Patty had recently ...

Classification of Living Things

Sunnyvale - United States

An introduction to the naming and relationships of living things. Classification involves much human judgement and is in a constant state of flux as new information is discovered.

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Classification of Living Things
United States

Learn about the Linnaean system of classification used in the biological sciences to describe and categorize all living things, with a focus on finding out how humans fit within this system.

Solitary Bees and Things
United Kingdom

A site describing the types of solitary bees likely to be found in British gardens. Instructions for encouraging solitary bees in gardens. Identification tips.

Things That Make You Go Aahh
United States

Posts pictures of the cutest wild animals and pets you'll ever see on the Web.

All Things James Herriot
United States

Features the life and times, books, and pictures of James Alfred Wight, better known as James Herriot.

All Things Stem Cell
United States

A blog aiming to explore stem cell history, harvesting methods, uses in regenerative medicine, potential problems and recent news.

Wintering Piping Plovers and Other Things
United States

Reviews the results of the 1996 International Piping Plover Census in Texas. Also provides extensive links list.

Top 10 Things Launched Into Space in 2008
United States

Wired story about 2008 space launch cargo, including tardigrades

Phyllostomidae: Classification
United States

List of the genera and species of the New World leaf-nosed bats with photographs of many species, including skulls.

Classification of Veroniceae
Germany

Taxonomy and images of Veronica and related genera by Dirk Albach and Montserrat Mart+?nez-Ortega.

Classification of Psilotophyta
Netherlands

Main entry in Systema Naturae 2000.