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Biology or bias? Can't Google it - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette


Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Let's start with the biology. Studies on how babies or very young children interact with the world tend to find differences on average between what girls and boys pay attention to or care about. They focus on babies because of the deep interaction ...

Culture not biology is behind many differences between the sexes - New Scientist


New Scientist
So far, there has been a firmly established “biology is destiny” mantra ringing down through the centuries. It has been a central tenet of traditional evolutionary explanations that differences in behavioural traits between men and women have fixed ...

A Neat target of p53 - Nature.com


Nature.com
The tumour suppressor p53 is activated by various types of cellular stress, including DNA damage and oncogenic signalling. Activated p53 induces the transcription of a plethora of genes, leading to cell cycle arrest or apoptosis, and to tumour suppression.

Lighting up neurons - Nature.com


Nature.com
Calcium-specific fluorescent indicators have been used to identify activated neurons, but these reporters are only passive tools that allow experimentalists to observe, but not to perturb, neuronal activity, and do not enable the alteration of gene ...

Craving Chocolate to Ease PMS? Blame Society, Not Biology - Health.com


Health.com
It's also not the first research to cast doubt on the idea that cravings, in general, are biological. In 2014, Hormes published a similar study, which found that pregnancy cravings seem to be a largely a cultural phenomenon as well. Last year, she also ...

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The Association of British Fungus Groups
United Kingdom

The Association of British Fungus Groups, ABFG was founded in 1996 by Michael Jordan, the writer and presenter of the ...

Helotiales
Netherlands

The personal homepage of Stip Helleman that is dedicated to the knowledge spreading of and bringing love for Inoperculate Discomycete ...

Galerina
Germany

Photographs of Galerina marginata, Galerina paludosa and Galerina stylifera.

United Kingdom

Photograph of this species and an identification guide.

Cyathus striatus
United States

Project by Fareen Huda on the Bird's Nest Fungus, with photographs and information on its classification, habitat, life history and ...

Calostoma lutescens
United States

Photograph and information on this stalked puffball found in Eastern USA and south to Costa Rica.

Amanita virosa/Amanita bisporigera
United States

Information and images from "Poisonous Plants of North Carolina".

Rhodocybe
Netherlands

Provides information on this small genus in the Entolomataceae, with photographs of a number of European species.

Beauveria bassiana
Canada

Photographs and information on this species which is an aggressive parasite of insects, killing the flies it infects.

Trametes versicolor
Germany

Several photographs of this multicolored bracket fungus.

Amanita ovoidea
United Kingdom

Photographs and information on this species.

United Kingdom

Several photographs of this poisonous species, Fly Agaric, and an identification guide.

Cantharellus ignicolor
United States

Photograph and information on this species.

United Kingdom

Several photographs of this species and an identification guide.

Xylaria
Germany

Photographs of Xylaria hypoxylon and the clublike Xylaria polymorpha.

Auricularia fuscosuccinea
United States

Photograph of this species which was found in Puerto Rico.

A Backyard Mini-project: Airborne Fungi
United States

Article by Bill Dembowski on culturing microorganisms, with photographs of the resulting moulds on the culture medium and under the ...

Cantharellus tubaeformis
United States

Photographs and information on the trumpet chanterelle.

Bjerkandera adusta
United States

Photographs of the smoky bracket.

United Kingdom

Photographs of this species and its description.

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