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Precision switches for protein control - Nature.com


Nature.com
In addition to addressing the biological questions that motivated Hahn and his team to embark on this project, the researchers are also expanding the toolkit. “We are trying to design more knobs [...] and extending it to other proteins,” says Hahn ...

Researchers crunching coral data - Thegardenisland.com


Thegardenisland.com
In Kapaa, marine biologist Katherine Muzik has been tending an underwater coral project, named Mala Moana, or “Ocean Garden” in Hawaiian. The site is in front of Hotel Coral Reef, just over 300 feet from shore, where Muzik has transplanted fragments of ...

Managing bushfires for safety and biodiversity - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
"What's new and exciting in fire and biodiversity research is that we are starting to learn enough about how plants and animals respond to fire to inform on-ground decision making," says Dr Luke Kelly, the project research leader and an ecologist at ...

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.