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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 - Speciation

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Bead Model of Speciation: A Demonstration
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Graphic depiction of a model of an evolutionary branching process described by Martin L. Weitzman in Biodiversity Loss: Economic and ...

Species, Speciation, and the Environment
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Article by Niles Eldredge outlining how environment change plays a major role in the evolution of species.

Kimball's Biology Pages: Speciation
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Outlines to role of geographic isolation, ecological opportunity, hybridization, competition, and adaptive radiation in the formation of new species.

Evolution Library: Adaptive Radiation
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Collection of articles, interviews, and links addressing the process by which species evolve rapidly to exploit empty ecospace.

Observed Instances of Speciation
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FAQ discussing several instances where speciation has been observed.

Models of Speciation
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Historical phenomenon that is a fundamental issue in evolutionary biology.

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Links to reports, articles, and books dedication to the subject of speciation.

Biology Century: Speciation
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Covers what a species is, modes of speciation, and rates of speciation.

Evolution Library: Evolution of Diversity
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Collection of articles looking at how individual species arise, how systematists classify them, or how many species are currently living ...

Speciation in Rapidly Diverging Systems: Lessons From Lake Malawi
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Examines the cichlid fishes of Lake Malawi, which have radiated from a single ancestor into more than 400 species over ...

Wikipedia: Adaptive Radiation
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Hyperlinked article about adaptive radiation, the rapid speciation of a single or a few species to fill many ecological niches.

Adaptive Radiation: Darwin's Finches
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Uses Darwin's Finches to illustrate the process, whereby species evolve rapidly to exploit empty niches.

Adaptive Radiation and Hybridization in the Hawaiian Silversword Alliance
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Looks at how this species, exhibiting an extraordinary range of anatomical, morphological, and ecological adaptations, evolved from a single ancestor ...

Vertebrate Flight: The Three Solutions to Flight
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Looks at the evolution of flight in three different vertebrate taxa, one of the most amazing examples of convergent evolution.

Evolution Library: Convergent Evolution
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Examines the process by which species evolved in different parts of the globe independently, yet share similar traits and fill ...

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Addresses the question: What is a species, and what are the different ways it can be defined?

Wikipedia: Speciation
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Hyperlinked article about the appearance of a new species of life.

Evolution 101: Speciation
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Allows readers to explore different ways to define a species and learn about the various processes through which speciation can ...

Speciation and Biodiversity: Interview With Edward O. Wilson
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Discussion about how the formation of new species can happen relatively quickly; however it process cannot keep up with the ...

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