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George Oster, pioneer in applying mathematics to biology, dies at 77 - UC Berkeley


UC Berkeley
He will be remembered for the fountain of ideas gushing out of him in the Brewed Awakening café on Euclid Avenue at the edge of UC Berkeley campus, where he held informal group meetings almost every morning. A member of the National Academy of Sciences ...

Promoters, initiators of transcription and drivers of synthetic biology - PLoS Blogs (blog)


PLoS Blogs (blog)
Promoter characterisation and engineering is a common and arguably useful component of many synthetic biology studies. This post covers some recent articles about promoter construction and transcriptional control, and a few thoughts on the future ...

New degree program blends biochemistry and biology to solve modern problems - Indiana Daily Student


Indiana Daily Student
A new undergraduate degree program in molecular life sciences will begin fall 2018, connecting the fields of biology, chemistry, medicine and biotechnology. The program, a collaboration between the Department of Biology and the Department of Molecular ...

Canon BioMedical Inks US, Canada Distribution Deal for Molecular Biology Systems' PCR Platform - GenomeWeb


GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Canon BioMedical announced today it is has signed an exclusive deal with Molecular Biology Systems to market and sell the Dutch firm's NextGenPCR thermal cycler instrument and consumables in the US and Canada. Canon will ...

First-Ever Footage of Mating Anglerfish Stuns Marine Biologists - Sci-News.com


Sci-News.com
The pair of fanfin anglers was filmed by marine biologists Kirsten and Joachim Jakobsen aboard the LULA1000, a submersible operated by the marine science-focused Rebikoff-Niggeler Foundation. “This is a unique and never-before-seen thing. It's so ...

Evolution - Natural Selection And Adaptation

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Butterfly Mimicry or Protective Colouration
Canada

Looks at butterflies' ability to appear to be or to imitate something other than what they really are.

Evolution Library: Adaptation and Natural Selection
United States

Includes books, articles, and links that explore various aspects of these pivotal interrelated concepts.

Darwin: Who Wants to Live a Million Years?
United States

Learn about natural selection through this Science Channel interactive game, Who Wants to Live a Million Years?

United States

Examines how the process of natural selection works and what evidence do we have for local adaptation.

Natural Selection
United States

Chapter four of Charles Darwin's, The Origin of Species.

Evolution at NYU: Natural Selection and Adaptation
United States

Provides examples of adaptive features and discusses levels of selection.

Natural Selection in a Bottle
United States

Studies selection on the norm of reaction of age at first reproduction in a laboratory population of Drosophila melanogaster.

Evolution of Camouflage
United States

Video clip showing a praying mantis's camouflage that works so well atop a green leaf would render the it easy ...

Arts of Deception: Mimicry and Camouflage
United States

Offers an introduction to the three forms of mimicry utilized by both predator and prey: Batesian mimicry, Muellerian mimicry, and ...

Mimicry & Warning Colour
United Kingdom

Provides photographs and papers illustrating the adaptations of camouflage, mimicry, and warning colors.

Wikipedia: Natural Selection
United States

Hyperlinked article about the primary mechanism within the scientific theory of evolution.

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