Biology News
Antarctica marine biologists expand knowledge of algae and crustaceans on 2018 journey - The Mix


The Mix
antarctica group 2018 Group photo: C.J. Brothers, Ph.D., collaborating researcher and UAB alumna; Keith Smith, PolarTREC teacher; Andrew Shilling, graduate student from the University of South Florida; Michelle Curtis, UAB graduate research assistant; ...

The rise and fall of bees - The Economist


The Economist
A decade ago, stories of “colony collapse disorder” and crashing bee populations led to predictions of imminent ecological disaster. When the “beepocalypse” failed to materialise, humanity lost interest, but the insects' problems persist. Mr Hanson ...

Princess Mako visits Brazilian zoology museum that's home to millions of specimens - The Japan Times


The Japan Times
The collection at the Museum of Zoology includes fish specimens that the Japanese Emperor donated to the university after his visit to Sao Paulo in 1978, when he was Crown Prince. The princess showed interest in the specimens and asked questions, ...

Comet Assay Interest Group

La Habra - United States

Forum for exchange of views on the single cell gel electrophoresis system, capable of detecting single- and double-strand breaks, oxidative DNA base damage, and DNA, protein and drug crosslinking. Includes related links.

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Comet Assay Interest Group Website
United States

Forum for free exchange of information on the single cell gel electrophoresis, or comet, assay.

Comet Assay
United Kingdom

An advanced image analysis system for the quantification of DNA damage in cells using the Comet single cell gel electrophoresis technique, from Perceptive Instruments Ltd., Haverhill, Suffolk, UK.

Comet Assay and Cell Array for Genotoxicity Testing
France

COMICS is a European Commission funded project that aims to develop reliable in vitro assays for use in screening chemicals for potential genotoxic and cytotoxic effects, in order to limit the amount of animal experimentation.

Wildlife Interest Group
United States

Branch of the American Society of International Law working to conserve endangered wildlife species by strengthening international wildlife treaty regimes, regional accords, and national legislation.

Mesenchymal Stem Cells - Interest Group
United States

Resource for information on MSC research. Mesenchymal stem cells are multipotent stem cells that can differentiate into a variety of cell types. Includes links to current papers, protocols, and information about specialist suppliers.

Special Interest Group for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation
United States

Provides information on joining SIGEVO, the newsletter and the international conferences.

National Institute of Health Apoptosis Interest Group
United States

Monthly meetings devoted to research seminars on various aspects of apoptosis, presented by AIG members and outside speakers.

American Society of International Law Wildlife Interest Group
United States

Aims to conserve endangered wildlife species by helping to strengthen international wildlife treaty regimes, regional accords, and national legislation.

Society For Biomaterials - Biomaterials-Cell/Organ Therapies Special Interest Group
United States

A professional society which promotes advances in all phases of biomaterials research and development.

Assay Designs
United States

Provides the worldwide biomedical, pharmaceutical, and scientific research communities with rapid and easy-to-use kits and reagents.