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The Making of Dinosaurs of the Isle of Wight - Scientific American (blog)


Scientific American (blog)
And so I find myself at the stage in my life and career where it feels somehow appropriate to look at – and review – the adventures and publications of the dim and distant past. Today, I'm an experienced author with over 10 books to my name. All the ...

Biochemistry grad students go above and beyond with publications - SF State News


SF State News
Even after a scientist wraps up a piece of research, getting it published in a scientific journal can take months or years. So it's rare that a student's coursework ends up as a scientific publication. But in the Spring 2017 semester, a class of eight ...

Did You Buy Bitcoins? Your Brain's Anatomy Might Be to Blame - Scientific American


Scientific American
Joseph Kable, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, offered a simple choice: Either walk out of his lab with 20 bucks for sure or start rolling dice for a shot at far fatter prizes, like a 40 percent chance to win $80. Many economists would ...

What's in a niche? Time to rethink microbial ecology, say ... - Science Daily


Science Daily
Scientists are looking to rewrite the textbook on microbial ecology. When it comes to microbe species, they argue, niche is much more important than names. In microbial systems, hundreds of species can co-exist and perform the same biochemical ...
EurekAlert (press release)

Scientific reasoning ability does not predict acceptance of evolution among religious individuals, study finds - PsyPost


PsyPost
For their study, the researchers surveyed 724 religious individuals (Protestants, Catholics, Mormons, and Jews) regarding their scientific reasoning ability, religiosity, acceptance of creationist views, and acceptance of evolution. Jensen and her ...

Charting new horizons for Science Immunology - Science


Science
AAAS announced plans to launch its own flagship immunology journal on 18 February 2016. Just 5 months later, the Science Immunology editorial team, led by founding editor Angela Colmone and chief scientific advisors Federica Sallusto and Abul Abbas ...

Biochemistry pioneer visits Utah to explain CRISPR, the gene-editing technology set to change the world - Salt Lake Tribune


Salt Lake Tribune
It is a new technology that could allow us to cure genetic diseases. Or grow more tomatoes. Or engineer pigs with organs that could be transplanted into humans. We're talking about CRISPR, the scientific tool discovered in 2012 that gave scientists the ...

Scientific Names

ScientificName.net
United Kingdom

Searchable database providing scientific names for many plants and animals.

Birds of the World
United States

List of current valid scientific avian names subdivided by order and family, based on the Sibley and Monroe and AOU ...

Desert Bats
United States

Includes color photos, scientific names, common names, description, behavior, range, habitats, and life cycle.

Sorting Phaseolus Names
Australia

scientific and common names of many bean species in several world languages.

Names of North American Amphibians and Reptiles
United States

Translations of scientific names, list of description citations and data of persons honored in the nomenclature.

LepIndex - Global Lepidoptera Names Index
United Kingdom

An online, updated version of The Natural History Museum's card index archive to the scientific names of the living and ...

Kid Territory: Why Do Animals Have Scientific Names?
United States

Learn all about the meanings, origins, and purpose of scientific animal names with a kid territory article from the San ...

Multilingual Bird Search
Denmark

Translates world bird names between several languages, including scientific names. Includes photo gallery.

Bow Wow Meow
Australia

Offers a pet names database that gives you the meaning and popularity of the name.

Australian Insects Common Names
Australia

List of standard common and scientific names with distribution maps, images, and notes.

OvernightPetTags.com: Popular Dog Names
Canada

Features a list of the most popular pet names for both male and female dogs, based on the site's statistics ...

Pet Names Directory
United States

Lists male, female, non-gender specific, and reader-submitted names.

Dog Names
United States

Searchable database and list of over 6,000 popular names with meanings including categories such as female, male, and German dog ...

A Zillion Names to Name Your Dog
United States

Single, registered, matching, double, and triple dog names. Submit your own ideas.

M.M.P.N.D. - Sorting Mangifera names
Australia

Lists the better known species, together with alternative botanic names, and common names in a number of different languages.

NewPet.com Pick-a-Name
United States
Australian Insects Common Names
Australia

Online taxonomy database, based on the CSIRO Handbook of Australian Insect names, featuring common and scientific nomenclature, distribution maps, and ...

DesertUSA: Cicadas
United States

Description, life cycle, and behavior of cicadas found throughout the Mojave, Great Basin, Chihuahuan, and Sonoran deserts.

Dog Pet Names and Meanings
United States

Got a dog or puppy still waiting to be named? Find male and female dog names and their meanings.

Scorpions
United States

Description and biology of scorpions from Desert USA.

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