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Beloved Texas A&M-University Corpus Christi biology professor, Wes Tunnell, dies - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The scientific community is mourning the death of John “Wes” Tunnell, a marine ecologist and biologist, historian, author and early orchestrator of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Tunnell ...

New scholarship open to marine biology, environmental students - The Guam Daily Post

The Guam Daily Post
Students pursuing a career in marine biology or environmental science can apply for the More Like Jimmy Scholarship, which will award up to $4,000 per year, per student. An anonymous donor has pledged to award up to $10,000 in total awards each year, ...

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Origami-inspired device helps marine biologists study octopuses and jellyfish - Science Daily

Science Daily
Scientists have tried to find the safest and most effective ways to explore marine life in the oceanic water, the largest and least explored environment on Earth, for years. Each time, they were faced with the same challenge: How to capture delicate or ...
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Selenium cysteine and epileptic seizures -
In 1822, the French Egyptologist Jean-François Champollion announced the complete deciphering of the hieroglyphs carved around 200 bc into a block of granodiorite, the so-called Rosetta stone. This was an impressive intellectual achievement, as it ...

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Dr. Ron Leslie

Dr. Ron Leslie PhD, DGJ Campbell Professor & Department Head, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2004: Richard Axel and Linda Buck

Awarded for their discoveries of odorant receptors and the organization of the olfactory system.

Biographical Memoirs: Roger Wolcott Sperry
United States

By Theodore J. Voneida. Features article and selected bibliography of his publications.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1981: Roger W. Sperry, David H. Hubel, and Torsten N. Wiesel

Includes their autobiographies, Nobel lectures, and more.

United States

Interview with the FCA about Parkinson's disease research.

New Mindset on Consciousness
United States

1987 article by Sperry, in which he describes his concerns over the scientific, social, and ethical implications of the development ...

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1997: Stanley B. Prusiner

Features his autobiography, curriculum vitae, and photos from the prize award ceremony.

Interview With Torsten Wiesel, An
United States

Transcript of a 1998 interview at the time of his retirement as president of Rockefeller University.


Profile of his work with Torsten Wiesel in their discoveries of the activities of the visual cortex.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center: Dr. Linda Buck
United States

Brief profile including research interests and list of publications.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Linda B. Buck
United States

Profile of Buck and description of her research into how odors and pheromones are detected in the nose and then ...

Researchers Sniff Out Secrets of Smell
United States

1999 Harvard Gazette article describing Linda Buck's research into how the brain organizes information that the nose sends to it.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Richard Axel
United States

Profile of Axel and description of his research into how sensory neurons create a topographic map of olfactory information.

Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
United States

Researching the signal transduction mechanisms that underlie communication between neurons in health and disease.

Online NewsHour: Paul Greengard
United States

Interview--including audio, video, and transcript--with Greengard regarding his research and the Nobel Prize.

Not Ready for Prime Time: The Science behind Paul Greengard's Nobel Prize
United States

From The Rockefeller University Office of Public Affairs.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2000: Arvid Carlsson, Paul Greengard, and Eric R. Kandel

Includes information on the men and their work, video from the presentation ceremony, and more.

Parkinson's Institute, The
United States

Providing patient care and research for Parkinson's and other neurological diseases.

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