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'Special report: The evolution of the electric bus' by Automotive World - Automotive World (press release)


Automotive World (press release)
Automotive World has published a new report, 'Special report: The evolution of the electric bus', which considers the role of electrification in this most common of public transportation solutions. From smooth silent motion to the ability to operate ...

New system can identify drugs to target 'undruggable' enzymes critical in many diseases - Science Daily


Science Daily
Scientists from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology, in Cambridge, UK, demonstrated the capabilities of the new system by identifying a molecule that could successfully target a phosphatase to reduce the accumulation of ...

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 ...

National Resources Defense Council: The Story of "Silent Spring"

San Antonio - United States

The positive influence of "Silent Spring."

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Frontline: Silent Spring Revisited
United States

Discusses how supporters and critics assess Carson's influential book. From the Web site of the PBS TV series Frontline.

Reason Online:
United States

Finds the legacy of the book "troubling," particularly in regard to carcinogenic effects of pesticides.

United States

Discusses the controversy spawned by the publication of "Silent Spring."

New York Times: Rachel Carson Dies of Cancer; Silent Spring Author Was 56
United States

1964 obituary. Free registration required.

Capitalism Magazine: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, Environmentalist Mythology Killing Us Softly
United States

Article blames Carson's "mythology" about DDT for unnecessary deaths from diseases that DDT was once used to fight.

National Hamster Council
United Kingdom

Bringing the knowledge and fun they've had in dealing with hamsters over the last 50 years.

National Agricultural Biotechnology Council
United States

Not-for-profit consortium of agricultural research and teaching governmental agencies, institutions, universities in the USA. Sponsors meetings and forums to discuss issues, including the environment. Includes goals and contacts in Ithaca, New York.

Evolution Resources from the National Acadamies
United States

Books (some with full online versions), position statements, and research papers.

National Genetics Resources Program
United States

Germplasm Resources Information Network provides germplasm information about plants, animals, microbes and invertebrates.

National Center for Genome Resources
United States

Develop bioinformatics and computational biology tools to support genetic analysis and discovery. Features scientific programs, software, and career opportunities.