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Human Genome Project: Twenty-five years of big biology -
As biology's first large-scale project, the HGP paved the way for numerous consortium-based research ventures. The NHGRI alone has been involved in launching more than 25 such projects since 2000. These have presented new challenges to biomedical ...
National Institutes of Health (press release)

West Bank wall threatens Palestine's flora, fauna - Al-Monitor

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The West Bank barrier project has been condemned by many for its crushing effects on the Palestinian people. Now steps are underway to document its devastation of nature and wildlife as well. The Palestinian Environment Quality ...

Citizens team with UW to chart Wyoming's flora and fauna - Oil City

Oil City
(Laramie, Wyo.) – Rebecca Walsh, of Laramie, and her family hit the Blair Wallis Trail east of Laramie before sunrise July 18 to participate in the family's first citizen science project, Summer Moose Day. The University of Wyoming Biodiversity ...

NONEMA Project

Kiel - Germany

Collaborative European research that aims to make plants resistant to parasitic nematodes. Contains background, members list, and general information about the pathogen with video clips.

ProWeb Project
United States

Summarizes features of protein families, documentation to capture biological richness through links to home pages of workers in the field from FHCRC, Seattle, WA.

United States

Knowledge base that combines data on the structure of the prokaryotic 30S ribosomal subunit that initiates the translation of mRNA into protein, its function and related links and references.

The BioSharp Project
United States

BioSharp is an open-source project to provide a framework for processing biological data using C# and other .net languages.

The ARB Project

A free sequence database application for Unix. It includes a sequence editor, several sequence aligners, phylogeny reconstruction tools, probe/primer search and generation, genome annotation and visualization. In addition to the integrated user-interface the ARB database can be accessed using Perl or C.

Biotech Project
United States

Designed to assist teachers in using biotechnology techniques in their classrooms, to address novel research questions and links to other courses run by the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Arizona .

The GenScope Project
United States

As a complement to text-based instruction students and teachers can manipulate the processes of inheritance on six different, but related, levels: DNA, chromosome, cell, organism, pedigree, and population.

NeuroLam Project

This lab is a part of the Dept. of Functional Biology and Health Sciences, University of Vigo, Spain. Studies organization and development of the lamprey brain and spinal cord.

Neodat Project
United States

Database of fish biodiversity in the Neotropics. Systematic and geographic data on freshwater fish specimens.

Project Interlock
New Zealand

Since 1977 this project, set up by Wade Doak in New Zealand, has been researching the capacities of cetaceans in the wild.

Project Elater
United States

Taxonomy and biodiversity of the Elateroidea (click beetles and relatives) in the families Elateridae, Throscidae, Eucnemidae, and Cerophytidae.