Biology News
Elder Alexander B. Morrison, renowned scientist and LDS emeritus general authority, dies at age 87 - Deseret News

Deseret News
He was born Alexander Baillie Morrison on Dec. 22, 1930, in Edmonton, Alberta, a son of Alexander S. Morrison and Christina Wilson Morrison. At age 16, he enrolled in the University of Alberta and became a gold medalist in biochemistry. It was while at ...

Researchers get grant to study Alzheimer's disease - Lethbridge Herald

Lethbridge Herald
Athan Zovoilis, a professor of bioinformatics in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Majid Mohajerani, a professor of neuroscience, have secured a grant worth $200,000 from the Alberta Prion Research Institute to study how the misfolding ...

Environmentalists Rally Against Trump Plan To Open California Waters For Oil Drilling - CBS Sacramento

CBS Sacramento
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — From the Pacific coast to the state Capitol, environmentalists protested a plan by the Trump administration to open the California coast to offshore oil drilling. Seth Weinfield, 13, is worried he'd get lost in the sea of ...

Reclaiming Alberta's Oil Sands

Edmonton - Canada

Information on the reclamation of lands disturbed by the oil sands industry which can take decades to complete.

Delhi Sands Flower-loving Fly
United States

Information from Wikipedia on this fly, Rhaphiomidas terminatus abdominalis, found only in one area of California, which is on the endangered species list.

Treasure Oil Spill, The
South Africa

Documents the effects of the June 2000 oil spill on the wildlife of Table Bay and particularly on the endangered African Penguin.

United States

Allied Academics welcomes all the attendees, speakers, sponsor’s and other research expertise from all over the world to the "4th International Conference and Expo on Oil and Gas” (Oil Gas 2017) which is going to be held during November 13-14, 2017 in San Antonio,USA. We are very much honored to invite you all to exchange and share your views and experience on Oil Gas-2017.

Analysis of essential oil of Coridothymus capitatus (L.) and its antibacterial and antifungal activity
United States


Chemical Composition and Microbial Activity of the Essential Oil of Calamintha Nepeta
United States

Abstract of research by Kitic, Dusanka, Stojanovic, Gordana, Palic, Radosav, Randjelovic and Vladimir. [PDF]


Article from Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research; includes information about the plant. [PDF]

Pre-Flowering Harvesting of Ocimum gratissimum for Higher Essential Oil and Eugenol Yields Under Semi-Arid Tropics
United States

Full text article

Provlab: Alberta

Provides information on public health, infectious disease profiles, mycology, virology, parasitology, mycobacteriology, bacteriology and environmental health.

Insects of Alberta
United States

Photo gallery of insects found in Alberta, Canada by R. Bercha.

University of Alberta