Biology News
New Leak Says 'Pokémon GO' Is Getting A Gen 4 'Evolution Event' Next Week - Forbes

A long while a back a leaker perfectly predicted Pokémon GO's Water Festival before it happened. Now, the leaker is back, and his sources seem to be telling him something even more exciting is in the cards. That would be a new “Evolution Event,” which ...

Building a Future for Biodiversity - Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (press release)

Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (press release)
In recent years, Peru and the tropical Andes countries have seen a lot of infrastructure development in terms of roads, highways, pipelines, transmission lines, mining, dams and other projects. These regions, however, are critical habitats rich in ...

Himachal Pradesh to conserve biodiversity with Japanese funds - CNBCTV18

Himachal Pradesh will manage and improve its forest ecosystems under a Rs 800-crore project funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), official sources said on Sunday. JICA-India official Katsuo Matsumoto will visit the state capital ...

Nitrous Oxide Sources: Tropical Soils

Central District - Hong Kong

Discusses nitrous oxide emission from tropical soils, the microorganisms repsonsible and the factors which control emissions.

Microbiological Activity in Native Soils
United States

Impact of land-use change on soil microbiology of the Great Plains, US. Adapted from an article in the Missouri Prairie Journal by Maria Filimonova.

Hong Kong

Describes methane production and consumption in rice agriculture. Discusses the microorganisms responsible and potential for mitigation of methane emission.

United States

Archives of abstracts since 1997, of the rapid communications of scientific investigation in chemical and biological research. Full text available to subscribers at Elsevier Science BV, The Netherlands.

Phyllanthus Species: Sources of New Antiviral Compounds
United States

Article from "Advances in New Crops".

United Kingdom

Dr Weiming Xu, of the Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at the University of Sheffield, is resarchimg the links between nitric oxide and such diseases as cancer, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and heart disease.

United Kingdom

An overview of apoptosis with particularly emphasis on the roles that nitric oxide plays in regulating the process.

The Tropical Zoo
United Kingdom

Interactive indoor zoo and animal sanctuary at Brentford, Middlesex. Offers interaction with reptiles, educational school visits, birthday parties or a family day out. Admission information and directions.

Tropical Cockroach
United States

Insect macrophotography combined with informative descriptions from Bug Bios.

Tropical Lycaenidae

Information on lycaenid butterflies from the tropical areas (especially the Oriental region), including illustrations of typical species and taxonomic checklists.

Tropical Spiderwort
United States

Photographs and information from the U.S. Wildlife Services on this invasive species, Commelina benghalensis. [PDF]