Biology News
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 ...

'A city in a garden': Singapore's journey to becoming a biodiversity model - UN Environment (press release)


UN Environment (press release)
You wouldn't know it today, but in 1965 Singapore was a polluter's paradise: mucky rivers, polluted canals and raw sewage running rampant. It was a developing country, newly split from neighbouring Malaysia, an island surrounded by waters that now they ...

How Laws to Protect Biodiversity Backfired on Scientists Trying to Save It - The Wire


The Wire
The legal fences around biodiversity research are so strong that it even thwarts basic research and international collaborations. The remedy, the signatories have argued, is a separate agreement to ensure fewer restrictions on academic research.

Natural Environment Research Council

Swindon - United Kingdom

UK-based organization whose mission is to promote basic, strategic and applied research, survey, long-term environmental monitoring, and related postgraduate training.

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Natural Environmental Research Council - UK
United Kingdom

News involving NERC, funding opportunities, details of NERC funded science and research centers.

Natural Resources, the Environment and Ecosystems
United States

Activities for teachers to help students become more aware of how plants, animals and humans interact with ecosystems.

United Kingdom

Leading science for better health. At the beginning of the twentieth century, tuberculosis was one of the UK's most urgent health problems. A royal commission, entitled The Royal Commission Appointed to Inquire into the Relations of Human and Animal Tuberculosis, was set up in 1901. It aimed to find out whether tuberculosis in animals and humans was the same disease and whether animals and humans could infect each other. This page describes how,

Australian Research Council [ARC]
Australia

The ARC is a statutory authority within the Australian Government's Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (IISR) portfolio. Its mission is to deliver policy and programs that advance Australian research and innovation globally and benefit the community. In seeking to achieve its mission, the ARC provides advice to the Government on research matters and manages the National Competitive Grants Program (NCGP), a significant component of Austral

Foundation for Marine Environment Research Centre for Coastal Field Studies
Switzerland

Conducts research into the ecology and habitat conditions of cetaceans.

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
United Kingdom

BBSRC is the leading funding agency for academic research and training in the biosciences at universities and institutes throughout the UK, providing grants that aim to improve our understanding of living organisms and biological systems.

Medical Research Council (UK) - Laboratory of Molecular Biology
United Kingdom

The LMB is responsible for many pioneering techniques, such as methods for determining the three-dimensional structures of proteins and other macromolecules, the sequencing of DNA and the development of monoclonal antibodies.

Medical Research Council Human Genetics Unit
United Kingdom

Undertakes research to obtain a molecular and cellular understanding of genetic factors implicated in human disease and normal and abnormal development.

Australia

Developing community consensus on ethical, social, and scientific issues relating to the use of animals in research and teaching.

United States

Natural history, images, and range maps for venomous snakes in the U.S. Includes facts on the venom of each snake.