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Chromosome Biology: You've Come a Long Way, Baby - PLoS Blogs (blog)


PLoS Blogs (blog)
Within ten years, I was immersed in the field of chromosome biology. I went to graduate school, where I ultimately worked with a leading cytogenetics researcher. Under his mentorship, I studied the formation and behavior of a common human chromosomal ...

Hacking the biological clock - Scope (blog)


Scope (blog)
“All these cycles are driven by clocks,” says James Ferrell, MD, PhD, a Stanford professor of chemical and systems biology and of biochemistry. “There's almost nothing in common between each clock when it comes to the exact genes and proteins involved.

Abuzz Over Ovulation Similarities Between Two Very Different Species - UConn Today (blog)


UConn Today (blog)
Insects are so different from humans that researchers have long assumed that the ovulatory process—how females make eggs—would have nothing in common between our species. But now researchers at the University of Connecticut report that during that ...

Common Missouri Spiders

Monett - United States

Descriptions and pictures of spiders indigenous to Missouri, USA.

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Common Missouri Wasps and Bees
United States

This site offers lots of detailed information on wasps and bees, particularly those found in Missouri.

Common Spiders in Japan
Japan

Line drawings, photos, and notes by Mikio Sekine. Also short articles on various insects.

Common Spiders Found Around Homes and Buildings
United States

Features common Kentucky spiders and provdes information about the differnt spider types.

Palystes: Rain Spiders, Lizard-eating Spiders
South Africa

Photographs and information on South African species in this genus.

Black Widow Spiders and Other Spiders of Medical Importance
United States

Brief information on the black widow and brown recluse; links to related web sites.

Latrodectus: Button Spiders, Widow Spiders
South Africa

Photographs and information on South African species in this genus.

Close-up View of Common Knotweed, Common Lamb's-quarters and Sheep Sorrel
United States

Photographic study by Brian Johnston of these three species, Polygonum arenastrum, Chenopodium album and Rumex acetosella.

Sicarius: Six-eyed Crab Spiders, Six-eyed Sand Spiders
South Africa

Photographs and information on South African species from the Biodiversity Explorer.

United States

Collection of news stories and photos about mountain lions in Missouri and adjacent states.

United States

Offers photos and descriptions of many of the state's beautiful wildflowers, sorted by color and scientific name.