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Neuroscientist Narayanan Kasthuri Leading Research to Map Billions of Brain Cells - India West


India West
An Indian American assistant professor of neurobiology and researcher at the University of Chicago's Argonne project is leading research into mapping billions of brain cells. Scientists at the university and Argonne National Laboratory, including Prof.

NSF awards $6.4 million grant to Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research drylands site - National Science Foundation (press release)


National Science Foundation (press release)
To discover how environmental change is affecting dryland ecosystems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico.

The first map of ocean wilderness shows 'nowhere is safe' - Washington Post


Washington Post
The exhaustive analysis of human impacts in all global marine ecosystems, published Thursday in Current Biology, categorized and mapped all the ways humans have changed the ocean, such as fishing, shipping and pollution. The study scored each ...
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Ecosystems Classification and Mapping

Keedysville - United States

The World Institute for Conservation and Environment, WICE, provides information, tools and resources.

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    Ecology - Ecosystems

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    ECOSYSTEMS OF THE WORLD
    Ecosystems mapping and classification for protected areas systems worldwide, gap analysis and ecosystem services

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    Ecosystems

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Ecological consulting services in East and South-East Asia. Based in Hong Kong.

The Ecosystems Center
United States

Part of the Marine Biology Lab, Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Investigates the structure and functioning of ecological systems.

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.

Bryophyte Classification
United States

Provides diagrams showing the relationships between the major lineages of green algae and land plants.

USGS: Ecosystems
United States

The USGS is now aligned around the areas of research identified in the USGS Science Strategy. Ecosystems includes the following programs: Invasive Species Program, Cooperative Research Units, Fisheries: Aquatic and Endangered Resources Program, Terrestrial, Freshwater, and Marine Ecosystems Program, Status & Trends Program, Wildlife: Terrestrial and Endangered Resources Program. USGS Ecosystems programs also highlight cross-discipline research in

Structural Classification of RNA
United States

SCOR database aiming to classify three-dimensional structural motifs and elements, from NMR and X-ray data, according to tertiary interactions and function. Maintained at Berkley, CA.

Structural Classification of Proteins
United Kingdom

A key for different proteins based on structural features, with keyword search and PDB data, and an entry viewer for download.

Australia

Information and education site with pictures and video clips (RealMedia). Links to other Australian ecosystem sites.