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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 ...

Bugs and Birds: New Residents of a Greener Madrid - CityLab


CityLab
The flagship project of Madrid's quest for biodiversity is centered on the Manzanares River, a modest stream that flows across the city, and that has suffered from decades of bad ideas. In the 1950s, urban planners built seven floodgates along the ...

St. Paul senior plans to be marine biologist - Norwalk Reflector


Norwalk Reflector
“I chose this as my senior project because I want to be a marine biologist. Billions of pieces of plastic are polluting our oceans and killing the coral reefs,” she said. Cervantes is learning how to fragment existing coral to propagate new colonies ...

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.