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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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Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute
Sweden

The Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute (MBW) unites more than 30 independent research groups. Our mission is to ...

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1933: Thomas Hunt Morgan
Sweden

Features his Nobel lecture and biographical articles.

Profiles in Science: The Marshall Nirenberg Papers
United States

Provides biographical information, documents, and visuals focusing on his work on deciphering the genetic code.

Profiles in Science: The Barbara McClintock Papers
United States

Features biographical information, short essays, digitized documents, and visuals related to her life and major scientific contributions.

Profiles in Science: The Joshua Lederberg Papers
United States

Provides biographical information, short essays, digitized documents, and visuals related to his work in bacterial genetics.

Thomas Hunt Morgan at Columbia University
United States

Describes how Morgan's findings about genes and their location on chromosomes helped transform biology into an experimental science.

Barbara McClintock
United States

Vita and biography of the famous cytogeneticist and ethnobotanist.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1958: George Wells Beadle, Edward Lawrie Tatum, and Joshua Lederberg
Sweden

Features biographical information, their Nobel lectures, and more.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1969: Max Delbrück, Alfred D. Hershey, and Salvador E. Luria
Sweden

Features biographies and their Nobel lectures.

One Gene/One Enzyme Hypothesis, The
United States

Article on Beadle and Tatum's experiment showing that each gene is responsible for directing the building of a single, specific ...

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1968: Robert W. Holley, Har Gobind Khorana, and Marshall W. Nirenberg
Sweden

Includes biographical articles and their Nobel lectures.

MendelWeb
United States

Teaching and learning resource, built around and including Gregor Mendel's paper of 1865.

Gregor Mendel (1823-1884)
United States

Brief biography.

Web Directory: Gregor Mendel (1822-1884)
Canada

Links to sites on his life and work.

Mendel: Library of Congress Citations
Canada

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