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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 - 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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