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Biodiversity: Why the extinction crisis isn't as bad as you thought - New Scientist

New Scientist
You would have to be living under a rock not to have heard about the biodiversity crisis. Since about 1500, expanding human activity has condemned vast numbers of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles to an early grave. Now worries have spread to ...

Pokemon Quest Evolution List - How to Level Up and Evolve Pokemon, Evolve Levels - All Pokemon Quest Evolutions - USgamer

Pokemon Quest features all 151 of the original gen 1 line-up. To get them all you'll need to evolve certain Pokemon. Evolving Pokemon in Pokemon Quest works pretty much as it does in other pokemon games, but there are a few slight differences.

Precision Tinkering of Cells, Genes & Microbes: The Big Idea Finalists - Xconomy

Xconomy Boston —. Biology research has gotten so precise these days that scientists barely bat an eye when they talk about their ability to study the genome of individual cells or swap out single “letters” in DNA. So it's probably no surprise that ...

New Scientist: Chromosomes Reveal Surprise Human-chimp Differences

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Comparisons of newly-sequenced chimpanzee chromosome 22 and its counterpart, human chromosome 21, show that while the DNA differences are small, they are spread out to affect 83 percent of the proteins coded for.

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    Chromosomes reveal surprise human-chimp differences - 26 May 2004 - New Scientist
    While just 1. 5 per cent of the shared DNA is different, deletions and insertions cause major changes to many proteins

New Scientist: Dawn of Human Race Uncovered
United Kingdom

The discovery of three Ethiopian skulls from 160,000 years ago, showing almost completely modern features, lends new support to the Out-of-Africa hypothesis. Includes information about handling of skulls after death and dating techniques used.

Botanical Images by J.L. Reveal
United States

Includes photos of many species of Eriogonum.

The Chromosomes in Heredity
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Full text of W. S. Sutton's 1903 publication in Biological Bulletin. [PDF]

Y Chromosomes Rewrite British History
United States

This article in Nature comments on the findings of Capelli et al. in their Y-chromosome census of the British Isles.

Y Chromosomes Point to Native American Adam
United States

An article based on Y-DNA studies suggests that all Native Americans can be traced back to a male founder who lived 20,000 years ago.

Ensembl Chimp
United Kingdom

Tool for exploring the chimp (Pan troglodytes) genome. Ensembl Chimp provides a data set based on the November 13, 2003, 4x shotgun assembly from the Chimpanzee Sequencing Consortium.

Chimp Haven, Inc.
United States

Mission is to provide a permanent home to chimpanzees no longer needed in biomedical research and unwanted pets and entertainers.

United States

Information and adoption packages for former biomedical research chimpanzees.

United States

Features articles and interactive graphics illustrating the differences between chimpanzees and humans.

Scientific American Frontiers: Chimp Minds
United States

PBS program examines how our primate cousins, the chimpanzees, think and learn.