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Fluid dynamics may play key role in evolution of cooperation ... - Science Daily


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In a new study, physicists examined how the mechanical properties of an environment may shape the social evolution of microbial populations.
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Faster genome evolution methods to transform yeast -- ScienceDaily - Science Daily


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Scientists have created a new way of speeding up the genome evolution of baker's yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the same yeast we use for bread and beer ...

Arizona's schools chief seeks limits on teaching evolution, Big Bang theory - Arizona Daily Star


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Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas is proposing to eliminate requirements that students be able to evaluate how inherited traits in a population can lead to evolution. Instead, she would replace the word “evolution” with “biological ...

Expressions of the beauty in evolution

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Pietro Gaietto is the author of Phylogenesis of Beauty. In this blog he discusses a scientific rather than an aesthetic purpose in the evolution of beautiful organisms.

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Describes physical features, range, habitat, and faunal associations. Provides images of flowers and leaves.

Cystoseira osmundacea: The Beaded Brown Beauty
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Well illustrated research project by Amber Rais on this alga, its biology, ecology and taxonomy.

Molecular Expressions Photo Gallery: Mitosis
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Photos of the process of cell division.

Molecular Expressions Photo Gallery: Radiolarians
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Images of the beautiful single-celled protistan marine organisms that distinguish themselves with their unique and intricately detailed glass-like exoskeletons.

Molecular Expressions Digital Video Gallery: Amoeba
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Collection of movies portraying amoebas moving and engulfing food through phagocytosis.

Molecular Expressions Photo Gallery: The Neurotransmitter Collection
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Images of the chemicals epinephrine, dopamine, serotonin, acetylcholine, and norepinephrine.

Molecular Expressions Tree Collection: Northern Red Oak
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Presents microscopic images of Quercus rubra, the Northern Red Oak.

Human Evolution: Evolution and the Structure of Health and Disease
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Unifying theory of biological and cultural evolution explaining the origin of neurological disease in humans.

Early Human Evolution: A Survey of the Biological and Cultural Evolution of Homo habilis and Homo erectus
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Tutorials focused on early transitional humans, Homo erectus, and early human culture.