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'Nature calls' upon youth to protect flora and fauna - The Hindu


The Hindu
Chief Conservator of Forests and Project Tiger Field Director S. Saravanan explained to the students the importance of protecting the flora and fauna on the hills. The students planted 10,000 saplings. As many as 2,500 seed balls were dropped in the ...

Nanoplastics Cause Genetic, Physiological Damage in Mussels - Laboratory Equipment


Laboratory Equipment
A research team from the Universitat Autonoma De Barcelona Department of Cell Biology, Physiology and Immunology, the University of Aveiro and the Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental, observed how some of these nanoplastics, ...

First-time observation of genetic/physiological damage caused by nanoplastics in mussels - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
A research team from the UAB Department of Cell Biology, Physiology and Immunology, the University of Aveiro and the Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR), Portugal, observed how some of these nanoplastics, despite ...

Science Explained: Genetic Variation

Livingston - United Kingdom

Offers an introduction to the three categories of mutations genome, chromosomal, and gene as well as mutation mechanisms and types.

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Evolution 101: Genetic Variation
United States

Introduction to the basic mechanisms of evolutionary change: mutations, gene flow, genetic shuffling, and development.

The DNA Files: Genetic Science Documentaries Distributed by National Public Radio
United States

A public radio series that explores the world of genes and genetic science.

Stem Cells -- Explained and Explored
United States

Features an interactive tutorial outlining the basics of stem cells: stem cells defined, embryonic stem cells, cell specialization, adult stem cells, and nuclear transfer and stem cells. From Life Sciences at Michigan Research.

Chicken Variation Database
China

ChickVD hosts the high-quality sequence variation data, variation analysis in the context of chicken genes, cDNAs, chicken orthologs of human disease genes, genetic markers and quantitative trait loci.

India

Researchers at the Wildlife Institute of India examine the hypothesis that among lekking males of the species Antilope cervicapra, variations in lekking costs are related to differences in mating benefits. [PDF] [PDF]

Nematode ITS1 Size Variation
United States

Examples of Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism (RFLP)electrophoresis slabs for different nematodes, from University of Nebrasca.

United States

Plain text file at Project Gutenberg.

United States

Plain text file at Project Gutenberg.

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation
United States

Multimedia textbook describing unusual human anatomical features.

Volatile Constituents in the Flowers of Elsholtzia argyi and their Variation
China

Journal article. [PDF]