Biology News
Evolution Mining Sells Permits - Local Resisters Warn - (press release) (press release)
One of Evolution's permits, now being sold, covers much of the Russell Forest beside Puhipuhi. “The Russell Forest is fragile, with enormous environmental risks. Without strong Government protection for the forest, it has been left to Ngati Hau and ...

Fossil tracks in the Alps help explain dinosaur evolution - The Economist

The Economist
THAT the dinosaurs went out with a bang is well known. About 66m years ago a large space rock hit what is now southern Mexico. As a consequence, and with the assistance of some enormous volcanic eruptions on the other side of the planet, the terrible ...

Reynolds on the anatomy of a comeback -
The Mets series was a bit of a homecoming for utility man Matt Reynolds. The 27-year-old third baseman/shortstop combo played a total of 115 games for the Mets from 2016 to 2017. “It was definitely weird walking into the stadium on the visitor's side ...

Left vs. Right: Which Side Are You On?

Seattle - United States

Offers a test to find out the dominant hemisphere of your brain. Explains basic right and left brain characteristics, and gives guidance on how to balance the sides for success in school.

Tunicates with Salad on the Side
United States

Essay by Richard Howey on the tunicates and their biology with a look at other organisms that also foul the hulls of ships.

Bonobos: The Left-Bank Chimpanzees
United States

Conservation, zoo, and species information.

NATURE: The Seedy Side of Plants
United States

Discover the methods seeds use to travel, how they adapt to new environments, and how genetic engineering is being used to alter the natural seed production of plants.

United Kingdom

Article by Clive Boorman and Sebastian Shimeld discussing directional asymmetric morphology in which sidedness is fixed for a population, species or higher taxon. [PDF]

Left Handed DNA Hall of Fame
United States

Devoted to artistic pictures of left-handed DNA (inverted images of B-form DNA), a common mistake made in text books, journals, and other scientific sources.

Left Handed DNA Hall of Fame
United States

Devoted to correct and incorrect representations of left-handed DNA. Also has links related to left-handedness in nature, research, and in the news.


Factsheet on this nocturnal mammal, its description, habitat, social systems and reproduction.

Atlas of Protein Side-Chain Interactions
United Kingdom

Modeling the packing of all 20 amino acid side-chains with one-another and with DNA - from Birkbeck and University Colleges, London.