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Immunology Day observed - Star of Mysore

Star of Mysore
Mysuru; To mark the International Day of Immunology – 2018, the Division of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Department of Water and Health – Faculty of Life Sciences (D&W – FLS), JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research (JSS AHER), Mysuru, in ...

Superimmune Cell Lines Courtesy of Synthetic Biology - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

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Early efforts to recode E. coli were described in 2013, when a Science article (“Genomically Recoded Organisms Expand Biological Functions”) appeared describing how 321 instances of a single redundant codon had been removed from the organism's genome ...
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What the gorilla microbiome tells us about evolution and human health - Science Daily

Science Daily
"We observed dramatic changes in the gorilla and chimpanzee microbiomes depending on seasons and what they are eating," says senior author Brent L. Williams, PhD, assistant professor of Epidemiology at CII. "Bacteria that help gorillas break down ...

Observed Instances of Speciation

La Habra - United States

FAQ discussing several instances where speciation has been observed.

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    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

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.