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Meet the Woman Making Ants the Next Big Thing in Biology - National Geographic


National Geographic
... their social interactions, and their evolutionary success. More broadly, Moreau's work might indirectly help us develop tools to answer bigger biological questions: how to control pests, how to promote helpful species, how to improve digestion and ...

NSF awards $6.4 million grant to Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research drylands site - National Science Foundation (press release)


National Science Foundation (press release)
To discover how environmental change is affecting dryland ecosystems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico.

UGA researcher uses cellular biology to target lethal parasites - Online Athens


Online Athens
“In some areas, you have 50 to 60 percent of people who are infected with Chagas disease,” said Docampo, the Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Cellular Biology. This obscenely high disease burden strains developing nations' resources by ...

National Genetics Resources Program

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Hayward Genetics Center/Human Genetics Program - Tulane University School of Medicine
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Provides primary and tertiary care genetic services to patients at Tulane Hospital and Clinic, and is the referral center to the Louisiana State Genetic Diseases Program for metabolic diseases.

Canine Genetics Resources
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Features genetic studies and reference resources. Includes a bare bones introduction to genetics and a canine genetic primer.

Quantitative Genetics Resources
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List of resources with links to programs and notes on a range of subjects including animal and plant breeding, and evolutionary and human genetics.

Biology and Genetics Teaching Resources
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Teaching resources for biology and genetics by D G Mackean, including PowerPoint presentations and experimental work. Mainly for GCSE and IGCSE.

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Research to identify native plants that can help solve natural resource problems, including carbon sequestration, erosion reduction, wetland restoration, streambank protection, and coastal dune stabilization.

Evolution Resources from the National Acadamies
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Books (some with full online versions), position statements, and research papers.

National Center for Genome Resources
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Develop bioinformatics and computational biology tools to support genetic analysis and discovery. Features scientific programs, software, and career opportunities.

National Center for Genome Resources
United States

NCGR is one of four international centers providing central organization and analysis of genetic information flowing in from all parts of the globe.

National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation
United States

NCGRP conserves genebanks for species diversity of crops and animals important to agriculture, landscapes and environmental sustainability, beyond seed storage using cryogenics. Serves as repository for semen, graftable plant buds or in vitro plantlets, for the US Department of Agriculture in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Vanderbilt Program In Human Genetics
United States

Research aims to understand the part genes play in complex traits where there is an intricate interplay of multiple genes and environmental factors. Includes core facilities, news, education and careers.