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Mapping the social landscape: Researchers identify 'social place ... - Science Daily


Science Daily
Scientists have, in recent decades, pinpointed neurons called 'place cells' in our brains that encode our own location in the environment, but how our brains represent the positions of others has been a mystery. New research in bats, reveals a sub ...

Moving towards clinical applications of genomics (The TrainMALTA project) - Open Access Government


Open Access Government
HTS has changed the way genetics and molecular biology research is carried out. In the very near future, HTS will also find widespread application in the clinical diagnostics of Mendelian disorders, greatly improving on the 20% diagnostic sensitivity ...

France shelves controversial Nantes airport project - RFI


RFI
But environmentalists argued that the area had unique flora and fauna and that the new airport was unnecessary given relatively light traffic at the existing terminal 30 kilometres (19 miles) away. The project's cost, estimated at 730 million euros ...
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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.