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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 ...

Extinction - Mass Extinctions

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Extinction of the Dinosaurs
United States

Perhaps the most notable event of the Cretaceous was its conclusion. About 65 million years ago the second greatest mass ...

Rodrigues Solitaire (Pezophaps solitaria)
United Kingdom

Description and illustrations of this extinct relative of the dodo from the island of Rodrigues, Mauritius. Rodrigues Solitaire (Pezophaps solitaria) ...

Astrobiology Magazine: Earth's Sixth Mass Extinction
United States

With the steep decline in populations of many animal species, scientists have warned that Earth is on the brink of ...

United States

Proposes a hypothesis which presents arguments for a long-term cyclicity in paleoclimates, and attempts to correlate this cyclicity with major ...

Gondwana Alive
United States

Organization promoting biodiversity and working to stem the Sixth Extinction.

Mass Extinction Underway
United States

Examines the theory that we are currently living in an era of mass extinction. Offers links to numerous articles and ...

United States

Niles Eldredge article addressing the understanding that the Earth is currently faced with a mounting loss of species that threatens ...

Wikipedia: Holocene Extinction Event
United States

Brief introduction to the widespread extinction of species occurring in the modern era, the Holocene Epoch.

Evolution: A Modern Mass Extinction?
United States

Four expert panelists from the PBS series have written statements in response to the question, "Are we in the midst ...

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