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Gorillas Face Grave Risk if Congo Allows Oil Search, Groups Say - Bloomberg


Bloomberg
“Extractive activity poses a grave risk to their exceptional flora and fauna as well as the lives and livelihoods of neighboring communities.” The WWF and the WCS will be invited to contribute to the deliberations about the proposal, Emmanuel Kayumba ...

Combank promotes Sri Lanka's biodiversity with project to search for more types of blind snake - Sunday Leader


Sunday Leader
Eight of the known types of fossorial blind snakes of the Typhlopidae family are endemic to Sri Lanka, and the Commercial Bank of Ceylon is funding a new scientific project to identify and classify more types in this species to add to the country's ...

mreps : maximal tandem repeats search

Villeneuve - France

Open source tool for identifying serial repeats (tandem repeats) in DNA sequences.

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Tandem Repeats Finder
United States

Locates and displays tandem repeats in DNA sequences.

United States

Report from the Public Broadcasting Corporation on the science of using DNA testing to track personal ancestry and ancient human migration patterns.

Dragon Search
Australia

Information about a national monitoring program on the Syngnathids or seadragons, long slender fish with bony plates surrounding their bodies.

In Search of Neanderthals
United States

An overview of issues surrounding the study of neanderthals, with links to scholarly essays and fiction covering the DNA debate, morphology, evolution, and sociology of neanderthals.

Search for the First Human
United States

Companion site to program on paleontologists hunting for remains of creatures that may reveal the origins of humankind. From PBS.

Dragon Search
Australia

Monitoring program which encourages members of the community to provide information about sightings of the unique southern Australian fish.

In Search of Nohands
Australia

How the cute orange kitten has become a minor Internet legend.

Multilingual Bird Search
Denmark

Translates world bird names between several languages, including scientific names. Includes photo gallery.

Search for ET: Are Humans All Alone in the Universe?
Japan

Provides background on the search for life in the universe, information about all the planets in the solar system, and possibilities for life beyond.

Astrobiology: The Search for Life
United States

Directory pointing to articles about extremophiles, astrobiologists, astrobiology tools, and other resources.