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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 ...

NSF Graduate Research Fellow aims to improve lives with synthetic biology - Arizona State University


Arizona State University
Bounds, who graduated from Barrett, The Honors College, will continue her research at Duke University where she will study biomedical engineering with a focus on synthetic and systems biology, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

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Big Data, Big Biology, Big Opportunities - Drovers Magazine


Drovers Magazine
The following commentary does not necessarily reflect the views of AgWeb or Farm Journal. The opinions expressed below are the author's own. In agricultural science today, standing still is the same as moving backwards. Since the mid-1800s, America's ...

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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National Geographic

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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