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Genetic Flotsam Offers Clues to Ocean Biodiversity - Scientific American


Scientific American
These methods are expensive, however, and they offer only a hint of the biodiversity hidden far below the waves. “In the deep sea,” says John Bickham of Battelle Memorial Institute, “we're back in the 1700s. We have no idea what's out there.” On land ...

Termites: Guardians of the Soil - New York Times


New York Times
The giant termite mounds that rise up from the sands of the African savanna are so distinctive it's tempting to give them names, like “Art Deco Skyline” or “Trumpeting Elephant” or “Flagrantly Obvious Fertility Totem.” Whatever the metaphor, the ...

MD Anderson scientist receives top German award in physiology and medicine - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
The Jacob-Henle Medal, introduced in 1988, recognizes high-impact scientific achievements in physiology and medicine. Kalluri was honored for his discoveries related to autoimmune and genetic kidney diseases, organ fibrosis and cancer biology.

Problem 6: Molecular Biology Has Failed to Yield a Grand "Tree of Life" - Discovery Institute


Discovery Institute
Editor's note: This is Part 6 of a 10-part series based upon Casey Luskin's chapter,, "The Top Ten Scientific Problems with Biological and Chemical Evolution," in the volume More than Myth, edited by Paul Brown and Robert Stackpole (Chartwell Press, 2014).

Personal Assistant to the Director International Relations, European Molecular ... - EUbusiness (press release)


EUbusiness (press release)
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the highest ranked scientific research organisations in the world. The Headquarters Laboratory is located in Heidelberg (Germany), with additional sites in Grenoble (France), Hamburg (Germany), ...

Ben Carson Defends Obama But Not Evolution - Huffington Post


Huffington Post
WASHINGTON -- Dr. Ben Carson defended President Barack Obama Sunday against criticism that he was too inexperienced to be president. Speaking on NBC's "Meet the Press," Carson went on to suggest that certain scientific ideas, like evolution, are "just ...

Wright State names new chair of biology - Xenia Gazette


Xenia Gazette
Kadakia currently serves as a full professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, associate director of the Center for Genomics Research, and director of the master's program within the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She has been ...

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