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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 ...

Flora And Fauna - Monera

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Archaea
United States

Introduction to this life form, written at three different levels of complexity for use by educators and students.

Bordetella pertussis
United States

Britten Wolf provides information on this bacillus, the causal agent of Whooping Cough, and on the disease itself.

Listeria monocytogenes
United Kingdom

Information on this pathogen, the symptoms and duration of the illness it causes and the foods incriminated.

BBC News: Toughest Bug Reveals Genetic Secrets
United Kingdom

Reports the decoding of the Pyrococcus abyssi, which lives in the intense pressure and temperature of black smoker vents on ...

Cyanogroup Genomics Knowledgebase
United States

Background information of cyanobacteria and cyanophage; data analysis - both DNA sequence and phylogenetic analysis and related links.

Neisseria Meningitidis
United States

Research project by Samantha Bingen on this bacterium, including its classification, the illness it causes, its habitat, reproduction and nutrition.

France

Photomicrograph of this bacterium and information useful to those needing to identify it.

List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature
France

Alphabetically and chronologically arranged lists of taxa, with additional information on bacterial taxonomy.

Escherichia coli
United Kingdom

Information on this pathogen, often known as E. coli, the symptoms and duration of the illness it causes and the ...

Bactibase
United States

Provides a data repository of bacteriocin natural antimicrobial peptides, developed by PFBA in Tunisia in collaboration with INAF, Laval University, ...

France

Photomicrograph of this bacterium and information useful to those needing to incubate and identify it.

Azospirillum brasilense
United States

Photograph and information on this bacterium which lives in soil close to roots and is involved in nitrogen fixation.

United States

Image showing these bacteria in the phloem of an infected corn plant.

An Overview of Bacteria.
United States

Article by Matt Emery provides an introduction to these microbes with several images of stained cultures.

Horikoshi Superbugs
Japan

Summary of interesting organisms discovered during a search for extremophiles, including a picture of the triangular halophile Haloarcula japonicus.

Introduction to the Archaea
United States

Covers their main groupings, chemical differences from other life forms, fossil record, and the structure of their cell walls.

Rhizobia
United States

Information from Wikipedia on these soil bacteria that form nodules on plant roots and fix nitrogen.

Fibrobacteres
United States

Information from Wikipedia on this phylum of bacteria which include many of the species found in the stomachs of ruminants.

A heterodimeric DNA polymerase: Evidence that members of Euryarchaeota possess a distinct DNA polymerase
United States

Journal abstract, with references.

Genome News Network: New Amino acid Discovered in Methanosarcina barkeri
United States

Reports on the discovery of a new amino acid, pyrrolysine, coded by UAG (normally a stop codon) in this methanogen.

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