Biology News
Islands in yeast membrane revealed by extreme microscopy - Science Daily


Science Daily
University of Groningen microbiologists have visualized tiny islands in the cell membrane of baker's yeast. These membrane compartments appear to store transport proteins before use. The scientists observed that these proteins move extremely slowly in ...

Yordan Yordanov, Dobrich Mayor: We must talk about ecology to preserve Earth - Focus News


Focus News
Sofia. We have to talk about ecology not because it is modern but to preserve the Earth, Dobrich Mayor Yordan Yordanov said in FOCUS Radio's Ecological Resonance broadcast. “We need to talk about ecology, as these are traditions our ancestors observed ...

Observed Instances of Speciation

La Habra - United States

FAQ discussing several instances where speciation has been observed.

  • Category:

    Evolution - Speciation

  • Image:

  • Description:

    Observed Instances of Speciation
    A look at a large number of observed speciation events. Not only does this article examine in detail a number of speciation events, but it also presents a brief history of the topic of speciation.

  •  

    Speciation - Species - Evolution

Related
Wikipedia: Speciation
United States

Hyperlinked article about the appearance of a new species of life.

Models of Speciation
United States

Historical phenomenon that is a fundamental issue in evolutionary biology.

Evolution 101: Speciation
United States

Allows readers to explore different ways to define a species and learn about the various processes through which speciation can occur.

Biology Century: Speciation
United States

Covers what a species is, modes of speciation, and rates of speciation.

Species, Speciation, and the Environment
United States

Article by Niles Eldredge outlining how environment change plays a major role in the evolution of species.

Ensatina eschscholtzi: Speciation in Progress
United States

Classic example of Darwinian evolution. This lungless salamander is now in the process of splitting into two or more species by means of gradualism.

United States

Addresses the question: What is a species, and what are the different ways it can be defined?

Kimball's Biology Pages: Speciation
United States

Outlines to role of geographic isolation, ecological opportunity, hybridization, competition, and adaptive radiation in the formation of new species.

Bead Model of Speciation: A Demonstration
United States

Graphic depiction of a model of an evolutionary branching process described by Martin L. Weitzman in Biodiversity Loss: Economic and Ecological Issues.

Speciation and Biodiversity: Interview With Edward O. Wilson
United States

Discussion about how the formation of new species can happen relatively quickly; however it process cannot keep up with the current extinction rate.