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The mesopelagic: Cinderella of the oceans - The Economist


The Economist
To try to understand the mesopelagic better, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) in Massachusetts, NASA, America's space agency, and Norway's Institute of Marine Research are all embarking on projects to study it. As ecosystems go, it is an ...

Thought Antarctica's biodiversity was doing well? Think again - Science Daily


Science Daily
Twenty-three experts involved in the study "Antarctica and the strategic plan for biodiversity," recently published in PLoS Biology, debunked the popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a better environmental shape than the rest of ...

Neurobiologists discover important characteristics of the motion detector in the fly brain - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
Using the brain of the fruit fly Drosophila as a model, scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology study how the brain extracts this essential motion information. They have now described in detail the cells that enable downstream neurons ...

Southern Cross Bioethics Institute

Aurora - United States

Autonomous and non-denominational academic institute established in 1987 to foster an environment in which bioethical issues can be studied in depth.

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Southern Cross Bioethics Institute (SCBI)
Australia

Southern Cross Bioethics Institute is an independent, non-sectarian, autonomous institution committed to research into important bioethical issues affecting the whole community - locally, nationally and internationally. The Institute was established in 1987 in the South Australian capital, Adelaide. Its foundation was part of an initiative by the Southern Cross Care Inc., an independent provider of care and accommodation for Australia's older peo

Southern Cross University - Centre for Plant Conservation Genetics
Australia

Provides research and commercial services in plant gene characterisation, genetic fingerprinting and technology, and other areas of plant biotechnology.

Centre for Animal Conservation Genetics - Southern Cross University
Australia

Focuses research on molecular evolution, molecular population genetics, and new techniques for molecular studies.

Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute
Canada

The Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute came about as a result of discussions, dating back to 1998, among some Toronto-area physicians and lawyers, ethicists at the three Catholic hospitals of Toronto, University of St. Michaels College, Regis College, St. Augustines Seminary, and the Canadian Association of the Order of Malta. This group felt that it would be helpful to create a centre or institute to help enhance Catholic research and communi

Bioethics.com - Global Information Source on Bioethics
Canada

Bioethics.com is a public service provided through the collaboration of many individuals and organizations to improve the discussion of issues in bioethics.

Southern African Institute of Ecologists and Environmental Scientists
South Africa

Information about activities, membership, ethics, certification.

Southern Alberta Cancer Research Institute (SACRI)
Canada

The Southern Alberta Cancer Research Institute (SACRI) brings together researchers and physicians using the latest advances in medicine and science to determine the most effective treatments, to understand cancer causation, to explain trends in cancer incidence and mortality, and to improve the scientific knowledge of all aspects of the cancer continuum. SACRI originated in 2003 as a partnership between the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medi

European Southern Observatory: Hunting Mirages in the Southern Sky
Germany

Discusses the pursuit of cosmic mirages.

Blue Cross, The
United Kingdom

A U.K. based national animal welfare charity.

Irish Blue Cross, The
Ireland

Dedicated to the care of sick and needy animals since 1945. Provides details about mobile clinics and horse ambulance services.