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Evolving E. coli follow 'tortoise-hare' pattern - Futurity: Research News

Futurity: Research News
To explain new findings about the pace of evolution, researchers turn to the classic story of the tortoise and the hare. Their work finds that limiting migrations among populations of bacteria produced better adaptations. The cost, however, was that ...

Tortoise approach works best—even for evolution - Phys.Org

All living organisms rely on evolution by natural selection to better adapt to their environment. This adaptation requires mutations, or changes in DNA, that improve reproductive success, referred to as fitness. Rather than a racetrack, though, these ...
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Agharahimi's 'golden dream' is Ph.D., helping and family -
Agaharahimi, 44, was hooded with a Ph.D. in pharmacology/toxicology by Dr. Carl Goodman during last weekend's graduation ceremonies at Florida A&M. It was the completion of a nine-year journey in which she earned her master's and Ph.D at FAMU ...

Golden Tortoise Beetle

Houston - United States

Popular article about the golden tortoise beetle (Metriona bicolor, Chrysomelidae), its life cycle and feeding habits.

Charidotella bicolor: Golden Tortoise Beetle
United States

Illustrations and information on these insects, commonly known as Goldbugs, their distribution, life cycle, description, host plants, damage, natural enemies and management.

Chelymorpha cribraria: Tortoise Beetle
United States

Photographs and information on this species, its distribution, identification, biology and hosts.

Hemisphaerota cyanea: Palmetto Tortoise Beetle
United States

Photographs and information on this species, its distribution, description, life cycle and biology.

Plagiometriona clavata: Clavate Tortoise Beetle
United States

Photographs and information on this easily recognized beetle, its distribution, description, hosts and biology.

Radiated Tortoise
United States

Geochelone radiata, by David T. Kirkpatrick.

Tortoise Trust
United States

Dedicated to the conservation and captive care of turtles and tortoises. Features care sheets and articles on every aspect of chelonia.

Desert Tortoise Council
United States

An international nonprofit organization whose members share a common fascination with wild desert tortoises and the environment they depend upon.

FAQ - Turtle/Tortoise
United States

Help for people just starting out in the keeping of chelonians as pets.

American Tortoise Rescue
United States

Founded to shelter and rehabilitate all species of tortoise and turtle.

Desert Tortoise Council
United States

Promotes conservation of the desert tortoise in the deserts of the southwestern United States and Mexico.