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Researchers discover new weakness in sleeping sickness parasites -
Trypanosomes are single-celled parasites that cause diseases such as human African sleeping sickness and Nagana in animals. But they are also used in basic research as a model system to study fundamental biological questions. Researchers of the ...

Researchers target abnormal epigenetic mechanisms involved in childhood cancers -
A team of researchers at the Cancer and Neurobiology Laboratory and the Pediatric Oncology Service at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and its university hospital (Hospital de ClĂ­nicas de Porto Alegre, HCPA), and the Children's ...

Biodiversity loss can increase risk of 'extinction cascades', research ... -
New research shows that the loss of biodiversity can increase the risk of "extinction cascades", where an initial species loss leads to a domino effect of further extinctions.

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Guide to marine science career possibilities. Also provides profiles of scientists in related fields.

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Gene McCarthy, a geneticist, provides an in-depth discussion of macroevolution and its probable causes and, in the process, reviews the history of evolutionary thought.

Nematode Net
United States

Project at Washington University to sequence parasitic nematodes of humans, animals, and plants. Provides access to new gene sequence information, tools for analyzing nematode sequences, and brief information and photos of the species.

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A directory of links to peer reviewed journal articles dealing with neuroscience and molecular biology. An emphasis is placed on novel scientific information about affective disorders.
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Searchable database providing scientific names for many plants and animals.
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A weblog run by primatologists, overviewing current news, books, videos and other media.

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Provides an interactive information retrieval system for the world crustaceans.
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Site for specialists in this highly variable family of the Tenebrioidea. Includes photos of specimens, classification, literature database, and list of researchers.

Chrysis Net
United States

Information about Hymenoptera : Chrysididae (cuckoo wasps) - biology, morphology, collecting and studying, drawings, and macro photos.
United States

Close-up images of ants and other insects by Alex Wild.

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Photographs and information about almost all of the common species of butterflies in Georgia, USA with some photos of butterflies and moths from around the world.