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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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National Geographic

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 ...

History - People

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The Alfred Russel Wallace Page
United States

Features the English naturalist, including commentaries, full-text of some of his writings, and bibliographies.

The Alfred Russel Wallace Website
United Kingdom

Covers Wallace's life and work, images, FAQ, and information about the Wallace Memorial Fund and its projects. Includes video and ...

Biochemistry History
United States

Short biographies of Biochemists Marshall Nirenberg, who cracked the genetic code, and Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins, discoverer of vitamins

Edward Drinker Cope (1840 - 1897)
United States

Biographical information on this American paleontologist and evolutionist.

Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802)
United States

Grandfather of Charles Darwin and a philosopher, botanist, and naturalist in his own right.

Fabre, Jean-Henri Casimir ( 1823 - 1915 )
France

The life and work of this entomologist. E-Texts and Gallery.

Francis Galton: Pioneer of Heredity and Biometry
United States

Information on a book by Michael Bulmer about this nineteenth century scientist's work on genetics, evolution and biological statistics.

Hofmann, Albert
United States

Dr. Albert Hofmann, the father of LSD, psilocybin, and psilocin.

Jan Swammerdam
United States

Describes the life and work of this 17th century Dutch microscopist.

Jean Linden
United States

The 19th century Belgian who explored and horticulturist who specialized in orchids.

Linnaeus, Carl
United States

Biographical information on the "Father of Taxonomy" whose system for naming, ranking, and classifying organisms is still in use today.

Urbanowicz on Darwin
United States

Paper includes a short biography and commentary on aspects of Charles Darwin's scientific research, particularly in the context of the ...

The Voyage of the Beagle
United States

Darwin's Beagle diaries presented as a weblog, supplemented by maps and images.

Wikipedia: Charles Darwin
United States

An article that covers Darwin's early life, his voyage on HMS Beagle and his work on the theory of evolution.

In Our Time: Lamarck and Natural Selection
United Kingdom

BBC Radio 4 discussion of Lamark's important contribution to the development of evolutionary theory.

Jean Baptiste Lamarck (1744 - 1829)
United States

Provides information and biographical details of this biologist whose scientific theories were largely ignored or attacked during his lifetime.

Lamarck: Works and Heritage
France

A repository of Lamarck's texts completed by a biography, a bibliography and secondary literature.

ABQjournal: Aldo Leopold - 1886-1948
United States

Profiles Leopold as "one of the 20 individuals or families who helped make New Mexico what it is today."

Aldo Leopold: Father of Wildlife Management, 1887-1948
United States

A remembrance of Leopold and his influence on conservation in Wisconsin.

A Classic, Ever New
United States

Review of "A Sand County Almanac."

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