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Brainless Embryos Suggest Bioelectricity Guides Growth - WIRED

She and her supervisor, Michael Levin, a software engineer turned developmental biologist, are investigating whether the brain and nervous system play a crucial role in laying out the patterns that dictate the shapes and identities of emerging organs ...

Günter Blobel Solved a Mystery of Cell Biology: How Proteins Navigate the Body - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal
It was “one of the great experiments in the history of biology,” said James Rothman, chairman of the department of cell biology at the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Blobel's Nobel Prize came with an award equivalent to about $960,000. He donated it for ...

What lava lamps and vinaigrette can teach us about cell biology -
Their instructors at the Marine Biological Laboratory asked them to decipher how pellets of RNA and protein called P granules form in worm embryos — a tall order given how long the structures had flummoxed biologists. Yet as soon as Courson and Moore ...

Two New Dog-Faced Bat Species Discovered -
Two new species of dog-faced bats have been discovered in the tropical forests of Central and South America. Both new species are described in the March 2018 issue of the journal Mammalian Biology. The Freeman's dog-faced bat (Cynomops freeman) in ...

Marine biology-themed pavilion pitched for Venice Pier - Curbed LA

Curbed LA
A new proposal would bring new exhibit space to the Venice Fishing Pier. John Belista | Shutterstock. A new attraction may be in store for the low-key Venice Fishing Pier if plans from the Venice Oceanarium come to fruition. The nonprofit organization ...

Flora And Fauna - Animalia

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Russian Federation

Illustration and description of the Moroccan Locust, its biology, distribution within the former USSR, ecology and economic significance as an ...

United States

Information from Wikipedia on the lapwings, their description and systematics, and a list of species.

Chauliodus sloani: Sloan's Viperfish
United States

Information of its habitat and geography, adaptation, nutrition, reproduction and interaction with other species.


Article describing these birds and their behavior.

Townsend's Solitaire (Myadestes townsendi)
United States

Identification tips, range maps, life history, and taxonomy chart for this bird.

Frogs of Australia
United States

A guide including descriptions, distributions, breeding calls, identification key, and a glossary.

Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis)
United States

Photograph plus facts about the physical traits, reproduction, and habitat of this bird.

Family Sciaridae
United States

Photographs of flies in this family found in North America, provided by BugGuide.

Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)
United Kingdom

Photograph and information on this bird and its distribution in Kenya and worldwide.

Album: Anthomyiidae
United States

Photographs of many flies in this family.

Ambystoma macrodactylum (Long-toed Salamander)

Describes characteristics of three subspecies. Includes facts on distribution, behavior, and ecology.

Melophagus ovinus

Information and a photograph of the sheep ked. Click to enlarge.

Green Moray
United States

Physical description and general information. Special anatomical, physiological or behavioral adaptations.

United States

Phylogeny and identification of Aleocharine beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae).

Two-toed Sloth
United States

The two extant species of two-toed sloths are Linnaeus's (Choloepus didactylus) and Hoffmann's two-toed sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni). They are the ...

Ivory-billed Woodpecker Conservation Stamp Print Program
United States

Art by wildlife artist Larry Chandler plus news and extensive links to other resources.

Sphyraena barracuda: King of the Reef
United States

Research project by Hannah Sellnow on the great barracuda including its classification, habitat, life history, nutrition and interactions with other ...

Steinernema (Neoaplectana) and Heterorhabditis Species
United States

Information on research into these nematodes, which are parasitic on insects, with the aim of using them for biological control.

Achaearanea tepidariorum: Common House Spider
United States

Provides a description of this species, with photographs of male and female, and information on its identification, habits and habitat.

Witchetty Grub (Endoxyla leucomochla)
United States

Photograph and information on this species.

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