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Epigenetics: The Evolution Revolution - The New York Review of Books


The New York Review of Books
In Lamarck's view, the evolution of life depends on variation and the accumulation of small, gradual changes. These are also at the center of Darwin's theory of evolution, yet Darwin wrote that Lamarck's ideas were “veritable rubbish.” Darwinian ...

Album Review: ALKALOID Liquid Anatomy - Metal Injection.net


Metal Injection.net
I find it fascinating that the styles of certain musicians can vary to such depths depending on what other artists they are joined by. Alkaloid being a solid example of a project that shows great variation and true originality considering the band ...

Genetics and Molecular Biology - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News


Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
The Genetics and Molecular Biology app is aimed for younger students (middle school and high school); however, it could also serve as a review resource for introductory biology students at the undergraduate level. The app provides basic background ...

Evolution 101: Genetic Variation

Berkeley - United States

Introduction to the basic mechanisms of evolutionary change: mutations, gene flow, genetic shuffling, and development.

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Evolution 101: Genetic Drift
United States

One of the basic mechanisms of evolution, genetic drift affects the genetic makeup of a population through an entirely random process.

Science Explained: Genetic Variation
United Kingdom

Offers an introduction to the three categories of mutations genome, chromosomal, and gene as well as mutation mechanisms and types.

Evolution 101
United States

Evolution 101 provides the nuts-and-bolts on the patterns and mechanisms of evolution.

Evolution 101: Coevolution
United States

Describes cases where two (or more) species reciprocally affect each other's evolution.

Evolution 101: Speciation
United States

Allows readers to explore different ways to define a species and learn about the various processes through which speciation can occur.

Suite 101: Genetics and Evolution
Canada

Provides articles on a number of topics in the evolutionary and genetic fields.

Germany

Journal devoted to all aspects of plant genetic resources research. Contains ordering information, tables of contents and abstracts.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Genetic Signature for Darwinian Evolution
United States

Article on research by geneticist David Moore and colleagues who examined the evolution of the cane toad's ability to resist its own deadly toxin.

Chicken Variation Database
China

ChickVD hosts the high-quality sequence variation data, variation analysis in the context of chicken genes, cDNAs, chicken orthologs of human disease genes, genetic markers and quantitative trait loci.

India

Researchers at the Wildlife Institute of India examine the hypothesis that among lekking males of the species Antilope cervicapra, variations in lekking costs are related to differences in mating benefits. [PDF] [PDF]