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Projects launched to list plant, animal biodiversity in State - The Hindu


The Hindu
Explaining the first project on agri-biodiversity, scientist S.R.Pandravada from the National Board for Plant Genetic Resources, said the project aimed to inventorise and document the agri-biodiversity with particular reference to crop genetic ...
The New Indian Express

Will my GCSE grades affect my application to Oxford University? - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk
I am applying to Oxford to study biochemistry for 2017 entrance. I did a lot of research and wider reading around my subject, took up a relevant EPQ (Extended Project Qualification), and got A*AA for predictions. Nevertheless, I'm very concerned about ...

Lawrence Livermore's iCHIP Project Simulates Human Physiology and Changes the Game - California Council on Science and Technology


California Council on Science and Technology
"Having a system that accurately reflects human physiology will allow scientists to develop new therapies, investigate the impact of exposure to chemicals and toxins, and discover new biological mechanisms without relying on animal testing." iCHIP ...

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.

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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
Germany

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
Spain

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.