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Cancer cells co-opt pain-sensing 'wasabi receptor' to survive oxidative stress - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress
Tumor cells appear to have co-opted this neural protein channel, which is associated with multiple types of cancer, to protect themselves against oxidative stress," said senior study author Joan Brugge, the Louise Foote Pfeiffer Professor of Cell ...

WKU adding new biology major - WYMT News


WYMT News
(AP) - Western Kentucky University says it is adding a new major in its biology department: molecular biotechnology. A statement from the school says the major is the next step in its genetics program and will be offered beginning this fall. Biology ...

Marine Biology Club Becomes Marine Conservation Society - Chargerbulletin


Chargerbulletin
The Marine Conservation Society, formerly the Marine Biology Club founded in 2009, made its debut with a new name, logo, and mission statement this week. Kyle DeGennaro, a senior marine biology major and president of the Marine Conservation Society ...

Ecotoxicology and Stress Biology

Plymouth - United Kingdom

Information on the research being undertaken in the ESBRC at the University of Plymouth.

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Netherlands

Information about "ADONIS", an EU-EST network that aims to dissect the molecular and physiological mechanisms in plant stress adaptation, in particular, to cold, drought, heat and salinity.

Ecotoxicology and Aquatic Biology Research Group
United Kingdom

The Ecotoxicology and Aquatic Biology Research Group is a large, dynamic group studying the effects of environmental pollutants on aquatic wildlife and investigating the basic physiology of fish. Key areas of our ecotoxicology work are endocrine disruption and the biological effects of nanoparticles. Our work on pollutants span studies investigating the mechanisms of effect in individuals to population-level impacts. Long-term exposure effects to

Bioindicators of Aquatic Ecosystem Stress
United States

Biological indicators have been developed and applied at field sites in the eastern U.S. to assess the effects that environmental stressors such as contaminants have on the health of aquatic organisms. (Environmental Sciences Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.)

Germany

Papers on integrated relationships between environmental stressors and integrity of aquatic ecosystems.

Germany

Ornithologists at the Max Planck Society demonstrate that urban birds are more resistant to acute stress than forest dwelling birds. [PDF]

Ecotoxicology-L Archives
United States

Provides discussion list focusing on risk assessment and ecotoxicology issues. On line LISTSERV at Virginia Tech.

Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety
Netherlands

Scope includes biologic and toxic effects of chemical pollutants on animal, plant, or microbial ecosystems, biosphere entry and fate of chemicals, and health effects in humans. Free access to abstracts.

Working Group Ecotoxicology
Germany

Provides information on program at the Dresden University of Technology Institute of Hydrobiology.

Ecotoxicology of Tropical Amphibians
United Kingdom

Nicole Sookoo at the University of the West Indies has been testing the susceptibility of the frog, Physalaemus pustulosus, to various herbicides.

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United States

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