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Evolution: Why are most of us right-handed? - BBC News


BBC News
Perhaps it evolved because it is more efficient to allow the two hemispheres to carry out different computations at the same time. The left side of the brain, for instance, might have evolved to carry out routine operations – things like foraging for ...

IU research into liver toxicology wins $2.1m grant - Bradenton Herald


Bradenton Herald
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Three Indiana University professors will use technology that allows scientists to see into the liver of a living animal to develop a model of liver failure caused by acetaminophen. Professors James A. Glazier and James Klaunig in ...

UVa cell biologist to lead Seattle-based cell science institute - The Daily Progress


The Daily Progress
Horwitz, a Harrison Distinguished Professor and professor of cell biology at UVa, will investigate and model the complex living machinery of cells at the Seattle-based Allen Institute. His ultimate goal there will be to advance the understanding of a ...

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.