Biology News
Increased expertise, more holistic overview of flora and fauna for NParks - The Straits Times


The Straits Times
SINGAPORE - The transfer of animal-related functions from the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) to the National Parks Board (NParks) aims to create a more holistic understanding of flora and fauna and better manage human-animal ...

New Human Evolution Theory: We Won Not Because of Smarts but Because of Versatility - Haaretz


Haaretz
The evidence for any theory of human evolution is scanty in the extreme. The Denisovans are known from a handful of peripheral bones, we don't know completely where Neanderthals really ranged or when (or why) they died out – and the less confidently ...

Biodiversity: Why the extinction crisis isn't as bad as you thought - New Scientist


New Scientist
You would have to be living under a rock not to have heard about the biodiversity crisis. Since about 1500, expanding human activity has condemned vast numbers of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles to an early grave. Now worries have spread to ...

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA)

Saint Albans - United Kingdom

Regulates, licenses and collects data on fertility treatments and embryo research in the U.K.

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Sex is a complicated way for an organism to reproduce itself. What benefit does it have, compared to simple cell division? The answer lies in the complex process of cell replication known as meiosis, and the way it works holds one of the keys to evolution. In this discussion, we limit ourselves to the human genome, which has forty six chromosomes, in twenty two pairs, the autosomes, plus two more: either two X chromosomes or an X and a Y. M

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Plain text file at Project Gutenberg.

Australia

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is a Western Australian State Government authority. It was formed in 1999, following the proclamation of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority Act 1998 and Regulations 1999. The two major incentives for this new Act were to update legislation that had been operating for the management of Kings Park and Botanic Garden by the Kings Park Board since 1895 and to provide legislation for the Authority to man

United States

About Fire Ants, what to do if you find them, and how to report them.

United States

Provides Campbell, Monte Sereno, and Santa Clara with enforcement of animal control laws, education programs, and care of injured, lost, and abandoned companion animals. SVACA also shelters stray, abused, and unwanted animals at their Animal Care Center.

Belize Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute
United States

This Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute (CZMAI) website is intended to advise, educate and promote action on your part to become involved in the management of Belize's wealth of coastal resources.

UNSW Embryology
Australia

Illustrated tutorial of Carnegie stages and abnormalities, with serial images, movies, including K12 students class notes, news items such as stem cells cloning, from the Department of Anatomy, University of New South Wales, Australia.

Incubation and Embryology
United States

A hands-on project that teaches science and respect for life.

Anatomy and Embryology
United States

Provides original articles and review articles on morphology and developmental biology of vertebrates, especially mammals.

Summer Courses: Embryology
United States

Details of six-week workshop run at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts.