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Faster genome evolution methods to transform yeast -- ScienceDaily - Science Daily


Science Daily
Scientists have created a new way of speeding up the genome evolution of baker's yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the same yeast we use for bread and beer ...

WATCH: Celebrating 25 years of action for biodiversity - Independent Online


Independent Online
MMC for Economic Development and Spatial Planning Randall Williams said this day sought to increase the understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues as well as promoting active citizenship in the protection of biodiversity, such as the natural ...

Arizona's schools chief seeks limits on teaching evolution, Big Bang theory - Arizona Daily Star


Arizona Daily Star
Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas is proposing to eliminate requirements that students be able to evaluate how inherited traits in a population can lead to evolution. Instead, she would replace the word “evolution” with “biological ...

Genome Consortium for Active Teaching (GCAT)

Davidson - United States

Excellent clearinghouse of information and databases for teaching undergraduate Genomics and networking - from Davidson College.

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Tennessee Mouse Genome Consortium
United States

The Consortium's purpose is to promote mouse models for human genetic diseases and as subjects for the study of gene function.

Potato Genome Sequencing Consortium
Netherlands

Group seeks to elucidate the complete DNA sequence of the potato genome (850 Mbp) by the end of 2010.

Active Motif
United States

Develops cell biology-based research tools and biocomputing resources for gene and protein interactions. Includes catalog, technical data for download, ordering from offices in Belgium, Japan, and Carlsbad, California.

Carbohydrate-Active Enzymes
France

The CAZy database describes the families of structurally-related catalytic and carbohydrate-binding functional domains of enzymes that degrade, modify or create glycosidic bonds.

United States

Test your microbiology knowledge at this site. It also includes basic descriptions of various microorganisms.

WildAid's Active Conservation Awareness Program (ACAP)
United States

Working to reduce the demand for illegal wildlife products in key markets globally, generating the necessary international will to decimate the illegal wildlife trade within our lifetimes and make wildlife conservation a global priority.

Landmarks in the History of Genetics: Can Matter Store Active Information?
United States

Includes dates, events, theoretical implications, and related links.

11th International Meeting On Human Genome Variation and Complex Genome Analysis
United Kingdom

Program, registration information, and venue details. Held in Tallinn, Estonia. 11-13 September 2009.

United States

A primer on genetic and physical maps from the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

Initial Sequence of the Chimpanzee Genome and Comparison With the Human Genome
United States

Nature article containing a draft sequence of the genome of the common chimpanzee, along with a comparative analyses with the human genome.