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Biology or bias? Can't Google it - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette


Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Let's start with the biology. Studies on how babies or very young children interact with the world tend to find differences on average between what girls and boys pay attention to or care about. They focus on babies because of the deep interaction ...

Culture not biology is behind many differences between the sexes - New Scientist


New Scientist
So far, there has been a firmly established “biology is destiny” mantra ringing down through the centuries. It has been a central tenet of traditional evolutionary explanations that differences in behavioural traits between men and women have fixed ...

A Neat target of p53 - Nature.com


Nature.com
The tumour suppressor p53 is activated by various types of cellular stress, including DNA damage and oncogenic signalling. Activated p53 induces the transcription of a plethora of genes, leading to cell cycle arrest or apoptosis, and to tumour suppression.

Lighting up neurons - Nature.com


Nature.com
Calcium-specific fluorescent indicators have been used to identify activated neurons, but these reporters are only passive tools that allow experimentalists to observe, but not to perturb, neuronal activity, and do not enable the alteration of gene ...

Craving Chocolate to Ease PMS? Blame Society, Not Biology - Health.com


Health.com
It's also not the first research to cast doubt on the idea that cravings, in general, are biological. In 2014, Hormes published a similar study, which found that pregnancy cravings seem to be a largely a cultural phenomenon as well. Last year, she also ...

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The Life Tree: Amoebas
United States

Free-living protozoan groups that inhabit soils and natural waters are extremely diverse, not only in their structure but also in ...

Foraminifera.eu Project
Germany

The Foraminifera.eu Project wants to foster the interest in foraminifera. Amateurs to senior scientists shall get a free platform where ...

Protista
Sweden

Protista - a Life Science Company. Life science has been defined in many ways.'Life Sciences' includes companies in the fields ...

Phytoplankton: Diatoms
United States

Some quick facts about these organisms and a micrograph of a species of Actinoptychus.

Toxoplasma gondii
United States

Information from Wikipedia on this parasitic protozoan which can cause toxaplasmosis, including the life cycle of the parasite.

Introduction to the Xanthophyta: Yellow-Green Algae
United States

Brief discussion of the biology and ecology of this group of photosynthetic organisms which live primarily in freshwater, but also ...

Cladophora rupestris
United Kingdom

Photograph and information on this species including its description, general biology, taxonomy and reproduction.

Volvox: One of the Seven Wonders of the Micro World
United States

Article, with excellent photographs, about this green alga that lives as a spherical colony in which the individual organisms coordinate ...

Diatoms
United States

Article by Wim van Egmond introducing these delicate unicellular organisms that have yellow-brown chloroplasts that enables them to photosynthesize, with ...

Aglaothamnion tripinnatum
Italy

microscopic image

Porphyra: The Edible Seaweed
United States

Research project by Lisa Chen on this edible seaweed, commonly known as Nori, with much information including photographs and diagrams.

Image Gallery: Paramecium portfolio
United States

Some black and white photographs of these organisms, including conjugation and fission, taken by Jim Evarts.

United Kingdom

Information of a number of filamentous algal species found in field studies in Scotland, with images of each.

Phyllophora crispa
United Kingdom

Photograph and basic information on this bright red or pink species.

Bostrychia montagnei: Sea Moss
United States

Information on this alga, including its taxonomy, description, habitat, distribution, life history, population biology and community ecology.

Acrasiomycota
United States

Information from Wikipedia on this group of cellular slime molds.

Undaria pinnatifida
United Kingdom

Several photographs and information on this species, commonly called Wakame, its habitat, description and key identification features.

Photochemistry and Photobiology
United Kingdom

Journal published by the American Society for Photobiology.

Harpoon Weed: Asparagopsis armata
United Kingdom

Photograph and basic information on this species and its taxonomy and general biology.

Fucus sp.
Italy

microscopic image

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