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Neuroscientist Narayanan Kasthuri Leading Research to Map Billions of Brain Cells - India West


India West
An Indian American assistant professor of neurobiology and researcher at the University of Chicago's Argonne project is leading research into mapping billions of brain cells. Scientists at the university and Argonne National Laboratory, including Prof.

'Nature calls' upon youth to protect flora and fauna - The Hindu


The Hindu
Chief Conservator of Forests and Project Tiger Field Director S. Saravanan explained to the students the importance of protecting the flora and fauna on the hills. The students planted 10,000 saplings. As many as 2,500 seed balls were dropped in the ...

The Octopus Project, Mean Queen, Calico Vision, Botany - Flagpole Magazine


Flagpole Magazine
Since releasing its debut, Identification Parade, in 2002, The Octopus Project has unleashed five additional full-lengths of beatific, electronic-tinted indie pop, with the latest being last year's Memory Mirror. The Austin, TX group, known for its ...

The Canine Radiation Hybrid Mapping Project

L'hermitage - France

Construction of a genome map of the Canis familiaris species. Searchable by chromosome and includes radiation hybrid, meotic, cytogenetic, and integrated maps.

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Mouse Radiation Hybrid Mapping Project
France

Features a high-density transcription map of the mouse genome. Includes current status, PCR protocols, bibliography, and related links .

ABMAP: The Abalone Mapping Project
United States

Documents and illustrates the current geographic distribution of abalone (Gastropoda: Vetigastropoda: Haliotidae: Haliotis) world-wide.

Cattle Genome Mapping Project
United States

Includes chromosome maps, marker information for markers used in the genomic and locus scans, and marker searching by name.

Hybrid and Mutant Big Cats
France

Offers information about leopons, ligers, tigons, and other exotic manmade mixes of wildcats.

BBC News: UK's First Hybrid Embryos Created
United Kingdom

Report on survival of embryos in which human DNA has replaced native genetic material in bovine ova, at Newcastle University.

Radiation of the First Animals
United States

Illustrated lecture transcript by Dr. Jere Lipps. Discussion of the evolutionary record of the pre-Cambrian period and the Cambrian explosion, including the traces and impacts of non-skeletal life forms.

United States

Comprehensive resource in the radiation sciences, including contents of current and forthcoming issues of the journal and links to other sites.

Wikipedia: Adaptive Radiation
United States

Hyperlinked article about adaptive radiation, the rapid speciation of a single or a few species to fill many ecological niches.

Adaptive Radiation: Darwin's Finches
United States

Uses Darwin's Finches to illustrate the process, whereby species evolve rapidly to exploit empty niches.

Evolution Library: Adaptive Radiation
United States

Collection of articles, interviews, and links addressing the process by which species evolve rapidly to exploit empty ecospace.