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Bizarre, Spiked, Worm-Like Creature from Prehistory Discovers Its Place in ... - Science World Report

Science World Report
"An exciting outcome of this study is that it turns our current understanding of the evolutionary tree of arthropods-the group including spiders, insects and crustaceans-upside down," said Javier Ortega-Hernandez, co-author of the new paper. "Most gene ...
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International Business Times UK

Is the key to human evolution based on a 'leaky' membrane? Life's earliest ... - Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Using mathematical modelling, researchers claim the Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA) passed energy through a 'leaky' membrane. This caused it to grow and evolve. As it moved to new surroundings, membranes evolved independently causing ...

Reinventing biology lab with $10 and a smartphone - Missouri S&T News and Research

Missouri S&T News and Research
This fall, students enrolled in two biological sciences courses taught by Terry Wilson, an associate teaching professor in that department, will be a part of this experiment. In one of those courses, General Biology, students will earn extra credit by ...
Newswise (press release)

Common Missouri Spiders

Monett - United States

Descriptions and pictures of spiders indigenous to Missouri, USA.

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

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.