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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 - Software

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Mesquite
Canada

Experimental, modular software for evolutionary biology, designed to help biologists analyze comparative data about organisms.

ALICE Biodiversity Software

Database management system for managing data about taxa, species, genera, varieties and cultivars.

Ireland

Clann implements a large number of supertree methods for reconstructing phylogenies from sets of input phylogenetic trees.

NONA - A Quick Guide to the Commands
United States

A brief overview of using NONA for phylogenetic analysis.

MacroCAIC
United Kingdom

MacroCAIC is a CAIC derivative for testing correlates of species richness using comparative tests.

TreeView
United Kingdom

Simple program for displaying phylogenies.

DeltaAccess
Germany

A SQL interface to DELTA, implemented in Microsoft Access 97.

Component
United Kingdom

For analysis of phylogenies. Includes a wide range of randomization methods, consensus methods, tree comparison measures, and calculates reconciled trees. ...

Lucid
Australia

A system for creating, maintaining, distributing and playing interactive identification keys.

Meka
United States

An interactive Multiple-Entry Key Algorithm to enable rapid identification of biological specimens.

PaleoTax
Germany

The program can give an overview of taxonomic and other information of a taxa group. Recorded data can be assessed ...

PICKEY
Russian Federation

An interactive multi-entry polychotomous key for identification of organisms by intensive use of images.

PollyClave
Canada

Polyclaves are identification tools that have a wide variety of applications across, and beyond, the life sciences.

TAXIS - Taxonomic Information System
United States

Database management system for recording taxa, specimens, characters, and images. Also serves as an interactive identification system.

GeneTree
United Kingdom

Uses reconciled trees to compare gene trees and species trees, explaining incongruence between the phylogenies by postulating horizontal transfer, gene ...

3I - Internet-accessible Interactive Identification
United States

Program to create internet-accessible interactive taxonomic keys.

MacClade
United States

A powerful Macintosh package for phylogenetic analysis. Not intended as a stand-alone tool to infer phylogeny, but excels in studying ...

MrBayes
United States

Open source software for estimation of phylogenies using Bayesian inference.

NONA
Australia

Freeware software for phylogenetic analyses using parsimony.

PAML
United Kingdom

Phylogenetic analyses of DNA or protein sequences using maximum likelihood.

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