Biology News
DRC's national parks: Beautiful, rich with biodiversity - Washington Times

Washington Times
According to the United Nations' Office for Project Services, “The Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of the most important countries in the world in terms of biodiversity.” What makes them special is the multitude of wildlife they support, the ...

New discovery from the molecular machinery for depression and addiction Aarhus University - EurekAlert (press release)

EurekAlert (press release)
A collaborative project between researchers from Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Department of Clinical Medicine and Department of Chemistry has made it possible to explain what happens in the crucial rate-limiting step in the transport ...

Botany is 'purifying' for Hart County naturalist - Bowling Green Daily News

Bowling Green Daily News
Initially interested in birds as a kid, Kistler later developed an interest in botany. After being a school teacher and cave guide at Mammoth Cave National Park, Kistler looked for a good project to do in his retirement. He's documented at least 503 ...

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.