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RNA Gets Large-Scale Structural Analysis and Annotation Tool - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News


Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
DNA has often overshadowed its single-stranded brethren in many aspects of molecular biology, but as technology continually improves, allowing researchers to manipulate this complex molecule, we are beginning to understand just how vital RNA is on the ...

The Eye Evolution Simulation That Failed - Discovery Institute


Discovery Institute
On a new episode of ID the Future, Discovery Institute biologists Jonathan Wells and Ray Bohlin talk about a conversation that Dr. Wells imagined between evolutionists Richard Dawkins and Dan-Eric Nilsson, and published recently here at Evolution News.

Genetics and Molecular Biology - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News


Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
The Genetics and Molecular Biology app is aimed for younger students (middle school and high school); however, it could also serve as a review resource for introductory biology students at the undergraduate level. The app provides basic background ...

Genetic Drift Simulation

Tucson - United States

Activity designed to help students visualize evolution at a simple level and develop their intuition for the process of genetic drift.

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Wikipedia: Genetic Drift
United States

Hyperlinked article about the mechanism of evolution that acts in concert with natural selection to change the characteristics of species over time.

Random Genetic Drift
United States

Describes the how genetic drift, one of the most important mechanisms of evolution, works.

Evolution 101: Genetic Drift
United States

One of the basic mechanisms of evolution, genetic drift affects the genetic makeup of a population through an entirely random process.

Genetic Drift and the Founder Effect
United States

Brief hyperlinked article about the founder effect, the loss of genetic variation when a new colony is formed by a very small number of individuals, an extreme example of genetic drift.

Small Population Size Effects: Genetic Drift
United States

Describes the phenomenon acting on small, reproductively isolated populations that can produce rapid changes in gene frequencies totally independent of mutation, recombination, and natural selection.

DRIFT
United States

Graphically represents the effect of genetic drift on gene frequency of one or more populations for a single locus, two allele model in a closed population using stochastic simulation methods. The DOS program is free.

ECOSIM : Ecosystem Simulation
France

Information and links concerning ecological modeling and application of simulation to ecology.

Peptide Sequencing Simulation Software
Australia

Web based training using computer simulation for peptide sequencing.

Across Trophic Level System Simulation
United States

A simulation system for the Everglades and Big Cypress Swamp (USA).

Portugal

Computer simulation of an ecosystem and biological evolution through random mutations and natural selection.