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Beloved Texas A&M-University Corpus Christi biology professor, Wes Tunnell, dies - Corpus Christi Caller-Times


Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The scientific community is mourning the death of John “Wes” Tunnell, a marine ecologist and biologist, historian, author and early orchestrator of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Tunnell ...

New scholarship open to marine biology, environmental students - The Guam Daily Post


The Guam Daily Post
Students pursuing a career in marine biology or environmental science can apply for the More Like Jimmy Scholarship, which will award up to $4,000 per year, per student. An anonymous donor has pledged to award up to $10,000 in total awards each year, ...

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Origami-inspired device helps marine biologists study octopuses and jellyfish - Science Daily


Science Daily
Scientists have tried to find the safest and most effective ways to explore marine life in the oceanic water, the largest and least explored environment on Earth, for years. Each time, they were faced with the same challenge: How to capture delicate or ...
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Selenium cysteine and epileptic seizures - Nature.com


Nature.com
In 1822, the French Egyptologist Jean-François Champollion announced the complete deciphering of the hieroglyphs carved around 200 bc into a block of granodiorite, the so-called Rosetta stone. This was an impressive intellectual achievement, as it ...

Systematics And Taxonomy - Biological Nomenclature

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Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera (NCU-3e)
Germany

Generic names currently in use for extant algae, bryophytes, ferns, flowering plants, and fungi.

Animal Pictures Archive
Korea South

Submit your photos or just browse the Animal Pictures Archive, offering a gallery of animal-related photos, sounds, and movies searchable ...

Biology 211: Taxonomy of Flowering Plants
United States

Online notes and examples from Colby College providing an introduction to the principles and practice of flowering plant taxonomy.

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN)
United Kingdom

The official body responsible for providing and regulating the system for ensuring that every animal has a unique and universally ...

Zoonomen: Zoological Nomenclature Resource
United States

Contains an extensive list of valid scientific avian names.

Funny or Curious Zoological Names
United States

List of strange names (such as Chaos chaos, Doryctes fartus, and Leonardo davincii) that have been assigned to animals over ...

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 ...

United States

Discover an animal classification lesson plan for grades 3-5 with objectives geared towards understading arrangement of animals, groups, and individual ...

International Plant Names Index
United Kingdom

Database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of all seed plants.

International Code of Botanical Nomenclature
Germany
Racist Relics: An Ugly Blight On Our Botanical Nomenclature
United States

Article written by Melvin Hunter discussing racially offensive common plant names.

NCU-3e. Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera
Germany

Electronic database version.

Animal Info
United Kingdom

Offers information on the biology and ecology of various species as well as current status of rare and endangered mammals. ...

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