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'A city in a garden': Singapore's journey to becoming a biodiversity model - UN Environment (press release)


UN Environment (press release)
You wouldn't know it today, but in 1965 Singapore was a polluter's paradise: mucky rivers, polluted canals and raw sewage running rampant. It was a developing country, newly split from neighbouring Malaysia, an island surrounded by waters that now they ...

New scholarship open to marine biology, environmental students - The Guam Daily Post


The Guam Daily Post
Students pursuing a career in marine biology or environmental science can apply for the More Like Jimmy Scholarship, which will award up to $4,000 per year, per student. An anonymous donor has pledged to award up to $10,000 in total awards each year, ...

Origami-inspired device helps marine biologists study octopuses and jellyfish - Science Daily


Science Daily
Scientists have tried to find the safest and most effective ways to explore marine life in the oceanic water, the largest and least explored environment on Earth, for years. Each time, they were faced with the same challenge: How to capture delicate or ...
EurekAlert (press release)
National Geographic

Open Microscopy Environment (OME)

Dundee - United Kingdom

OME develops open-source software and data format standards for the storage and manipulation of biological microscopy data. It is a joint project between universities, research establishments, industry and the software development community.

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Microscopy/Microscopy Education (MME)
United States

Microscopy/Microscopy Education (MME) was founded in 1981 to provide customized, on-site microscopy courses. The first courses were offered in light microscopy and interferometry. Subsequently, the consortium has grown to include experts in nearly all areas of microscopy and related imaging. From conventional fluorescence and polarized light to electron microscopy and its related analytical techniques (EDS, WDX) to the most progressive atomic f

Open Bioinformatics Foundation
United States

Aiming to provide financial, administrative, and technical assistance for various open source life science projects.

Open Yale Courses
Azerbaijan

Open Yale Courses provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn. All lectures were recorded in the Yale College classroom and are available in video, audio, and text transcript formats Registration is not required No course credit, degree, or certificate is avai

MGED Open Source Projects
United States

Software, ontology and mailing lists for the Microarray Gene Expression Data Society.

Open Questions: Archaea and Extremophiles
Canada

Annotated list of recommended sources.

Obiba: Open Source Software for Biobanks
Canada

The aim of this project is to build an open software infrastructure on which genomic epidemilogy studies can depend and to which they can contribute. It is supported by the P3G consortium.

Gene Expression Open Source System
United States

Open source database and analysis package used to store and analyze gene expression data. Includes microarray center workflow management, and researcher tools to analyze final data.

United States

An open-source project to build a transcranial device. Includes Wiki for self-reporting of brain-stimulation experience.

Hardy Li'l Critters will be First Tested in Open Space
Canada

News entry in the Boing Boing blog about tardigrades in space.

Open Culture - Free Biology Courses
United States

Get free Biology courses from the worlds leading universities.You can download these audio & video courses straight to your computer or mp3 player.