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Seen and Heard: From Minnesota to the oceanside - Post-Bulletin


Post-Bulletin
While Kira Stearns was told early on by school counselors that she "didn't know what marine biology was," she did not let discouraging words stop her. Today, she is a sea turtle educator at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center in Jekyll Island, Ga. Kira has ...

Being a marine biologist and helping sea life is my calling - Newsday


Newsday
I want to become a marine biologist. Marine biology is the study of sea life. There are tasks that are required in the job such as creating research papers on various organisms of your choosing and much more. I think marine biology is so interesting ...

Strong tides may have pushed ancient fish to evolve limbs - Science Magazine


Science Magazine
PORTLAND, OREGON—The evolution of land animals only happened once, some 400 million years ago. But what pressures pushed sea creatures to evolve limbs for walking? Scientists have proposed several theories, including fish that adapted to living in ...

Sea Urchin Embryology

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Glossary and illustration of the path of development, as resource to high schools, provided by Stanford University, California.

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Sea Urchin Embryology
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Laboratory modules using sea urchin eggs to explore fertilization and development.

Sea Urchin Embryology
United States

Drama of fertilization and development is explored by laboratory modules using sea urchin eggs.

Sea Urchin Embryology Tutorial
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Examines the fertilization, cleavage, gastrulation, and patterning processes.

Red Sea Urchin
United States

Information from Wikipedia on this species, Strongylocentrotus franciscanus, including its description, feeding habits, behavior and reproduction.

Sea Urchin Embryo
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A page from the Laboratory of Embryonic Gene Expression, included here for three beautiful photographs.

Enchanted Learning: Sea Urchin
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Sea urchin coloring page printout. Designed to teach kids about the spiny, hard-shelled animal that lives on the rocky seafloor, from shallow waters to great depths.

Sea Urchin: A Stinging but Amazing Animal
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Article by Jean-Marie Cavanihac on these animals with many photographs of their development.

The Sea Urchin: Special Interactive Poster
United States

Offers a closer look at some of the insights gained into cell biology, developmental biology, and gene regulation from the study of the sea urchin. From Science Magazine.

Special Online Collection: The Sea Urchin Genome
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Science Magazine describes the sequencing of the genome of the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus and initial insights obtained from the sequence.

Calcareous Flowers: Tests and Cross-sections of Sea Urchin Spines.
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Photographic study by Richard Howey with some fine photographs of the intricate beauty of these structures.