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Beloved Texas A&M-University Corpus Christi biology professor, Wes Tunnell, dies - Corpus Christi Caller-Times


Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The scientific community is mourning the death of John “Wes” Tunnell, a marine ecologist and biologist, historian, author and early orchestrator of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Tunnell ...

New scholarship open to marine biology, environmental students - The Guam Daily Post


The Guam Daily Post
Students pursuing a career in marine biology or environmental science can apply for the More Like Jimmy Scholarship, which will award up to $4,000 per year, per student. An anonymous donor has pledged to award up to $10,000 in total awards each year, ...

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Origami-inspired device helps marine biologists study octopuses and jellyfish - Science Daily


Science Daily
Scientists have tried to find the safest and most effective ways to explore marine life in the oceanic water, the largest and least explored environment on Earth, for years. Each time, they were faced with the same challenge: How to capture delicate or ...
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Selenium cysteine and epileptic seizures - Nature.com


Nature.com
In 1822, the French Egyptologist Jean-François Champollion announced the complete deciphering of the hieroglyphs carved around 200 bc into a block of granodiorite, the so-called Rosetta stone. This was an impressive intellectual achievement, as it ...

Evolution - Genetic Drift

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Wikipedia: Genetic Drift
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Hyperlinked article about the mechanism of evolution that acts in concert with natural selection to change the characteristics of species ...

Random Genetic Drift
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Describes the how genetic drift, one of the most important mechanisms of evolution, works.

Evolution 101: Genetic Drift
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One of the basic mechanisms of evolution, genetic drift affects the genetic makeup of a population through an entirely random ...

Genetic Drift Simulation
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Activity designed to help students visualize evolution at a simple level and develop their intuition for the process of genetic ...

Genetic Drift and the Founder Effect
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Brief hyperlinked article about the founder effect, the loss of genetic variation when a new colony is formed by a ...

Small Population Size Effects: Genetic Drift
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Describes the phenomenon acting on small, reproductively isolated populations that can produce rapid changes in gene frequencies totally independent of ...

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